Policy and Resources

The Policy and Resources Committee is Chaired by Councillor Stephen McCann for the 2023-2024 year.

The primary role of the Policy & Resources Committee is to examine on behalf of the Council various policies, strategies and plans in draft relating to those areas set out below and reporting on these to Council:

  • Monitor and review of Council Constitution;
  • Corporate Policy and Strategic Services; [This includes equality, safeguarding, access and inclusion, information governance and management, H&S Health and Safety and Emergency Planning.
  • Human Resources and , Organisational Development and Transformation;
  • Finance and, Procurement including approval of the Annual Statement of Accounts;
  • Shared Services including Regional Property Certificate Unit;
  • Democratic Services, including ;
  • Elected Member Development and Local Council Elections
  • Customer Services;
  • Communications and PR;
  • Registration Services;
  • Digitisation and ICT Services;
  • Strategic Investment Appraisal;
  • Governance and Risk and Reports of Audit Panel; and
  • Use of General Power of Competence.

To undertake reviews or policy development tasks in relation to any matters falling under the remit of this committee or as requested by Council.

To respond to consultations relevant to these matters.

To review and consider urgent matters referred from another committee of the Council.

To engage on an ongoing basis with all relevant external bodies as to their strategies, policies and proposals which will impact on the Fermanagh and Omagh District. This will include, but will not be limited to:

  • Government departments
  • NI Local Government Association
  • Equality Commission NI
  • Sustainable Development Commission NI
  • Disability Action
  • Office of the Ombudsman for Northern Ireland
  • Information Commissioner’s Office Northern Ireland
  • Northern Ireland Audit Office
  • Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland
  • Local Government Staff Commission

The Terms of Reference of the Policy and Resources Committee are available here.

The Policy and Resources Committee comprises of 17 members as listed below:

  • Elaine Brough
  • Dermot Browne
  • Debbie Coyle
  • Josephine Deehan
  • Ann-Marie Donnelly
  • Sheamus Greene
  • Shirley Hawkes
  • Robert Irvine
  • David Mahon
  • Stephen McCann
  • Barry McElduff
  • Colette McNulty
  • Garbhan McPhillips
  • Thomas O’Reilly
  • Mark Ovens
  • Eddie Roofe
  • Victor Warrington

Committee Members

Visit: Cllr Elaine Brough

Cllr Elaine Brough

Visit: Cllr Dermot Browne

Cllr Dermot Browne

Visit: Cllr Debbie Coyle

Cllr Debbie Coyle

Visit: Cllr Josephine Deehan

Cllr Josephine Deehan

Visit: Cllr Ann-Marie Donnelly

Cllr Ann-Marie Donnelly

Visit: Cllr Sheamus Greene

Cllr Sheamus Greene

Visit: Cllr Shirley Hawkes

Cllr Shirley Hawkes

Visit: Cllr Robert Irvine

Cllr Robert Irvine

Visit: Cllr David Mahon

Cllr David Mahon

Visit: Cllr Stephen McCann

Cllr Stephen McCann

Visit: Cllr Barry McElduff

Cllr Barry McElduff

Visit: Cllr Colette McNulty

Cllr Colette McNulty

Visit: Cllr Garbhan McPhillips

Cllr Garbhan McPhillips

Visit: Cllr Thomas O’Reilly

Cllr Thomas O’Reilly

Visit: Cllr Mark Ovens

Cllr Mark Ovens

Visit: Cllr Eddie Roofe

Cllr Eddie Roofe

Visit: Cllr Victor Warrington

Cllr Victor Warrington