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From April 2015 local councils will be reduced from 26 to 11 under a programme of reform. Find out more about how these changes will affect you, including information on your new council, its services and rates.
Index page for local government section
On Wednesday 1 April the current 26 local councils in Northern Ireland will be replaced by 11 new ones. They will take on extra responsibilities, as well as continuing to carry out all that councils currently do.
The levels of government in Northern Ireland range from the Assembly to the European Union down to your local council. Find out how you can use them to your advantage.
information about the responsibilities of your local council