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Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Communities – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 3:00 pm on 15th November 2016.

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Photo of Paul Girvan Paul Girvan DUP 3:00 pm, 15th November 2016

That is, of course, very important. The Department has been working on a scoping exercise with the Strategic Investment Board that will make recommendations on how we can work together with our arm's-length bodies and voluntary and community sector organisations to promote and develop a culture of lawfulness in our society. The Department intends to run a series of pilot programmes in early 2017 to test collaborative interventions that specifically promote lawfulness. We are also working through the joint government/voluntary and community sector forum to consider how that work can be factored into the existing partnership agreement between government and the sector.