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Announcements Road Users
Durkan encourages new councils to rise to the challengeOpens in a new window.
Northern Ireland’s 11 new councils take over from the outgoing 26 on Wednesday 1 April.
Other News
Planning applications continue to riseOpens in a new window.
Driving tests conducted show signs of recoveryOpens in a new window.
Planning website remains available to public during transfer to Councils – DurkanOpens in a new window.
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Minister Durkan Planning Local Government
Minister Durkan

Mark H Durkan was announced as the SDLP Minister for the Environment on 16 July 2013, replacing former Minister Alex Attwood.

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Protect the Environment Education and Places to Visit Information
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