In light of the public health situation, Parliament Buildings is closed to the public. No public tours, events or visitor activities will take place, until further notice. 

However, Assembly business continues. Check the business diary for Plenary and Committee meetings.

Business Diary

Monday 01 June 2020 - Friday 05 June 2020

* Committee Business relates to non-substantive items of business such as the consideration of minutes of the previous meeting and consideration of correspondence or matters arising from previous meetings
TimeVenuePlenary/Committee
Monday 01 June 2020
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Tuesday 02 June 2020
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
1:00 PMSenate ChamberBusiness Committee

Closed from 1:00 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business
1:30 PMSenate ChamberChairpersons' Liaison Group

Closed from 1:30 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 1:35 PM (10 mins)
Co-ordination of the Assembly’s response to EU Exit

Closed from 1:45 PM (10 mins)
CLG Priorities – Project timelines

Closed from 1:55 PM (10 mins)
Committee to Monitor Programme for Government Outcomes

Closed from 2:05 PM (10 mins)
Guidance for Committees - update

Closed from 2:15 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 03 June 2020
9:00 AMRoom 29Committee for Education

Public from 9:00 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 9:05 AM (70 mins)
Examinations Covid Concerns - Association of School and College Leaders - Oral Briefing
• Mr Trevor Robinson, Association of School and College Leaders
• Mr Stephen Black, Association of School and College Leaders

Public from 10:15 AM (75 mins)
Consultation on Examinations Appeals - Council for the Curriculum Examinations and Assessment - Oral Briefing
• Mr Justin Edwards, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Ms Sharon King, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Mr Trevor Carson, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Public from 11:30 AM (5 mins)
June Monitoring Round - Department of Education - Written Briefing

Public from 11:35 AM (40 mins)
Coronavirus response - Department of Education - Weekly Oral Update
• Mr Derek Baker, DE
• Mr John Smith, DE

Public from 12:15 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
10:00 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

Public from 10:00 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:05 AM (55 mins)
Briefing from Translink - COVID-19 Response & Recovery
• Mr Chris Conway, Translink

Public from 11:00 AM (15 mins)
SR 2020-88 The Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Committee Business
10:00 AMRoom 30Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:00 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:05 AM (45 mins)
Briefing by SONI Ltd - Energy Strategy
• Ms Jo Aston, SONI Ltd
• Mr Alan Campbell, SONI Ltd
• Dr David McGowan, SONI Ltd

Public from 10:50 AM (45 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Energy Strategy
• Mr Thomas Byrne, DfE
• Mr Richard Rodgers, DfE
• Ms Maebh Cormacain, DfE

Public from 11:35 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 11:40 AM (20 mins)
The Protocol (EU exit)

Public from 12:00 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
12:00 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health

Public from 12:00 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:02 PM (73 mins)
COVID-19 Disease Response - Update from Minister of Health and Chief Scientific Advisor
• Mr Robin Swann, Minister of Health
• Prof Ian Young, DoH

Public from 1:15 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
1:00 PMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 1:00 PM (120 mins)
Committee Business

Covid 19 and the impact on the Sports Sector - Briefing by Sport NI

Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Briefing by Women's Aid

SR2020 87 Social Security (Coronavirus) (Electronic Communications) (Amendment) Order (NI) 2020

Public from 3:00 PM (30 mins)
SR 2020/89 The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment)(No 4) Regs (NI)2020

Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Public from 2:00 PM (60 mins)
Committee Business

June 2020 Monitoring Round - Departmental Oral Evidence
• Dr Mark Browne, TEO
• Ms Tara Kennedy, TEO

Public from 3:00 PM (20 mins)
Committee Business
2:30 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Public from 2:30 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:35 PM (35 mins)
In-Year Monitoring - Oral Evidence from DoF Finance Division

Public from 3:10 PM (35 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Oral Evidence from Felicity Huston
• Felicity Huston, Huston & Co

Public from 3:45 PM (10 mins)
Financial Scrutiny - Consideration of Options

Public from 3:55 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 04 June 2020
10:30 AMRoom 30Committee for Health

Public from 10:30 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:35 AM (85 mins)
COVID-19 Disease Response - Briefing from the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland
• Mr Eddie Lynch, Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland
• Ms Evelyn Hoy, Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland
• Ms Emer Boyle, Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland

Public from 12:00 PM (20 mins)
SR 2020/57 The Mental Capacity (Deprivation of Liberty) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 12:20 PM (25 mins)
SR 2020/60 The Establishment and Agencies (Fitness of Workers) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 12:45 PM (30 mins)
Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Consideration of Draft Report

Public from 1:15 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 29Ad Hoc Committee on a Bill of Rights

Public from 2:00 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:10 PM (60 mins)
Briefing by Dominic Grieve QC
• Mr Dominic Grieve QC, Temple Garden Chambers

Public from 3:10 PM (50 mins)
The Executive Office

Public from 4:00 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
4:00 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Public from 4:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 4:05 PM (70 mins)
Oral Evidence from DAERA - Implementation of the Protocol for Northern Ireland
• Dr Denis McMahon, DAERA
• Mr Robert Huey, DAERA
• Mr Norman Fulton, DAERA
• Mr Mark Livingstone, DAERA

Subordinate Legislation - SR 2020/76 The Sea Fishing Industry (Coronavirus) (Fixed Costs) Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 5:15 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business

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