PCI Consultations December 2020 - Present

8.8.2023 | Public Affairs,

Downloads of all PCI consultations undertaken from December 2020

The Presbyterian Church in Ireland (PCI) has over 200,000 members belonging to over 530 congregations across 19 Presbyteries throughout Ireland, north and south.

The Council for Public Affairs is authorised by the General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland to speak on behalf of PCI on matters of public policy, which includes responding to public consultations. Where appropriate this is done in partnership with PCI’s other Councils.

Below is a list of public consultations that PCI has contributed to since December 2020. These can all be downloaded as individual PDFs by clicking on the title or from the right hand side menu. This page will be updated to include future consultation responses.



Dec 2020

Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill  

Jan 2021

Dying with Dignity Bill  

Jan 2021

Public Consultation on the Future of Media in Ireland 

Jan 2021

Establishment of a Regional Care and Justice Campus 

Feb 2021

A Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland 

Feb 2021

Making Life Better – Preventing Harm and Empowering Recovery: A Strategic Framework to Tackle the Harm from Substance Use 

March 2021

Programme for Government: Draft Outcomes Framework 

March 2021

Draft Mental Health Strategy 

April 2021

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - Joint Committee 

April 2021

Abortion (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021 - Secondary Legislation Committee 

April 2021

Development of an Adult Protection Bill for NI 

May 2021

Independent Review of Charity Regulator 

May 2021

Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill 

Sept 2021

Duty of Candour and Being Open Policy Proposals

Oct 2021

Integrated Education Bill

Nov 2021

Abortion Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill

Feb 2022

PCI response to UK Government consultation on Conversion Therapy

Feb 2022

Charlotte's Law

Feb 2022

Marriage Consultation

March 2022

Fair Employment (School Teachers) Bill

March 2022

Improving the effectiveness of hate Crime legislation in Northern Ireland 

Sept 2022

Seanad Éireann’s Public Consultation on the Constitutional Future of the Island of Ireland

Nov 2022

Submission on the General Scheme of the Health (Termination of Pregnancy Services (Safe Access Zones)) Bill 2022 to Oireachtas Health Committee

June 2023

RSE Regulations – Submission to House of Lords Committee

Nov 2023 RSE Regualations - Submission to the Department of Education