Ford casts seized criminal assets funding line to community projects
Justice Minister David Ford tries his hand at fishing with Jade McPhee and Reece Garland of the TAGIT Fishing Club near Newtownards, one of 24 projects to benefit from funding from the latest round of the Assets Recovery Community Scheme.
Launch of 24 Hour Domestic & Sexual Violence Helpline
The 24 Hour Domestic and Sexual Violence Helpline has been jointly launched by the Health Minster, Edwin Poots, Justice Minister, David Ford, and Social Development Minister, Nelson McCausland. Also pictured are (left) Annie Campbell, Director of Women's Aid and (right) Sonya McMullan, Help Line Manager.
Prison Braille Unit helps children in Malawi
Justice Minister David Ford is pictured at Maghaberry Prison where prisoners in the Braille Unit, made story books and a Children's Bible for use in a school for blind children in Malawi. Included are Austin Treacy, Deputy Governor and Roberta Moore, Project Co-Ordinator, Finvoy Presbyterian Church.
Ford praises Barnardos and Maghaberry staff
Justice Minister David Ford visited the Family Matters Unit landing in Quoile House, Maghaberry Prison where Barnardos and Prison Service staff deliver a full time programme of family related activities specifically aimed at fathers in prison. Pictured (L-R) are Deputy Governor, Austin Treacy, prisoner 'Alan', Deirdre Sloan, Barnardos and Justice Minister David Ford.
Ford launches new autism guide for criminal justice professionals
Justice Minister David Ford launched a new guide at Stormont for criminal justice professionals who may come into contact with someone with autism. He was joined at the launch by Maura Campbell from DOJ, Claire Burke who has autism and Shirelle Stewart from the Autistic Society NI.
Thursday, 17 April 2014
Justice Minister David Ford has congratulated the young winners in the Youth Justice Agency’s “Citizenship – what’s your role?” competition.
Wednesday, 16 April 2014
Justice Minister David Ford has responded to comments made by Gerry Kelly MLA about the extension of the role of the National Crime Agency to support the policing effort in Northern Ireland.