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Director Julie Andrews Chosen to Sit on New NI Executive Advisory Panel

13 December 2016


Julie Andrews, Linen Hall Library Director, has been selected to sit on the NI Executive's Compact Civic Advisory Panel. The six-person panel was chosen by First Minister the Rt. Hon. Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness. The advisers will consider specific strategic issues relevant to the Programme for Government and report to the Executive.

Julie Andrews said: "I am honoured and very excited to have been chosen to join the NI Executive's Compact Civic Advisory Panel. This is also a wonderful opportunity for the Linen Hall Library, as part of the thriving cultural hub of Northern Ireland, to find a voice and join in the discussion and debate to ensure a positive future for all similar organisations."

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