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A New Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland (Department for Communications) - Have your say

17 March 2021

The Department for Communities is consulting on the development of a new Sport and Physical Activity Strategy for Northern Ireland to cover the next 10 years and beyond.

The new Strategy is being developed by the Department for Communities acting on behalf of all the departments of the Northern Ireland Executive.

The aim is to provide a flexible strategic framework for a cross-departmental, ambitious, and comprehensive approach to promoting participation and excellence in sport and physical activity.

Please get involved - the society is reliant upon the expert psychological expertise of our members in order to provide evidence based responses to a whole range of stakeholders including Government departments and Policy decision makers.

Getting Involved

If you are interested in contributing to this, please submit your comments using the response form below to [email protected]

The deadline for commenting is the end of play on Friday 09 April.

Please note:

  • The society will only produce ONE response to any consultation.
  • Any response that goes under the society logo MUST be signed off by the relevant Board Chair and Branch Chair in the case of Devolved Nations.
  • Responses on behalf of particular Divisions / Faculties / Member Networks are not permitted under any circumstances.
  • Please do refer to the British Psychological Society Consultation Processes document which is attached before writing and sending any comments
  • Please ensure that all comments are based on Published Evidence and not solely on clinical opinion


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