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PRESS RELEASE : Appointments to Parades Commission for Northern Ireland [October 2023]

The press release issued by the Northern Ireland Office on 13 October 2023.

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland invites applications for the appointment of chair and five new members to the Parades Commission for Northern Ireland.

The appointment of the Chair and four of the Commissioners will be made with effect from 1 January 2024 and a further appointment will be made with effect from 1 April 2024.

Further details of the positions and application pack can be found at:

Alternatively, the application can be obtained by email to This information can be made available, on request, in other formats.

The closing date for applications is 29 October 2023. Completed applications should be sent by email to:

Equality of Opportunity

Appointments will be made on merit and with regard to the equality provisions set out in Section 75 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998. We encourage applications from all sections of the community.