Business Diary

Monday 25 May 2015 - Friday 29 May 2015

* 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
Tuesday 26 May 2015
10:00 AMRoom 29Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

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

Public from 10:10 AM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing from the Irish Congress of Trade Unions: Inquiry into Growing the Economy and Creating Jobs in a Reduced Tax Environment
• Mr Peter Bunting, Irish Congress of Trade Unions

Public from 11:10 AM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing from Tourism NI: Tourism Events Funding Programme 2014/15 and 2015/16
• Ms Kathryn Thomson, Tourism NI
• Mr Eddie Rowan, Tourism NI

Public from 12:10 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:15 PM (5 mins)
Legislation: SR 2015/249 The Electricity and Gas (Ownership Unbundling) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:20 PM (5 mins)
EU Matters - Issue 05/2015

Public from 12:25 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMRoom 21Ad Hoc Committee on the Northern Ireland Public Service Ombudsperson Bill

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

Closed from 10:35 AM (20 mins)
Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsperson Bill - Briefing by Bill Office

Public from 10:55 AM (30 mins)
Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsperson Bill - Briefing by Bill Team on Amendments by Committee for OFMdFM

Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 11:30 AM (5 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 11:35 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Justice

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

Public from 10:35 AM (55 mins)
The Justice Bill - Further Consideration on Clause 86

Public from 11:30 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
12:30 PMRoom 106Business Committee

Closed from 12:30 PM (60 mins)
Committee Business
1:00 PMRoom 21Committee on Procedures

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

Public from 1:01 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into the extent to which Standing Orders should permit the Attorney General to participate in proceedings of the Assembly

Public from 1:16 PM (20 mins)
Review of Public Petitions Procedures

Public from 1:36 PM (5 mins)
Female representation within the team of Speaker, Principal Deputy Speaker and Deputy Speakers

Public from 1:41 PM (5 mins)
Review of Standing Order 65 - Good Order

Public from 1:46 PM (2 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 1:48 PM (1 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 1:49 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
1:30 PMRoom 29Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Mental Capacity Bill

Public from 1:30 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:31 PM (1 mins)
Background Papers - Bill and Consultation Summary

Public from 1:32 PM (18 mins)
RaISe Briefing - Draft Mental Capacity Bill: Principles Framework

Public from 1:50 PM (99 mins)
Draft Mental Capacity Bill - Briefing by Departmental Officials

Public from 3:29 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
1:30 PMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Public from 1:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:40 PM (30 mins)
Oral Briefing DARD – Outcome of the Cross-Compliance hedge cutting derogation review/Amendment to GAEC standard on minimum soil cover
• Dr Richard Crowe, DARD
• Mr Alan Galbraith, DARD
• Mr Ken Laverty, DARD

Public from 2:10 PM (30 mins)
Oral Briefing DARD - Cattle ID cross compliance
• Ms Pauline Rooney, DARD
• Mr Ken Laverty, DARD
• Mr John Love, DARD
• Mr John McConnell, DARD

Public from 2:40 PM (30 mins)
Oral Briefing DARD – Workforce Restructuring
• Mr Gerry Lavery, DARD
• Ms Catherine McCallum, DARD
• Ms Tracey Teague, DARD
• Mr David Small, DARD

Public from 3:10 PM (10 mins)
Inquiry into Better Regulation - Press release and list of organisations

Public from 3:20 PM (15 mins)
Written Briefing DARD – Pre-con The Animals and Animal Products (Examination for Residues and Maximum Residue Limits) Regs (NI) 2015

Written Briefing DARD – Pre Con The Carlingford Area (Definition of the Mouth of the Clanrye River) Regulations 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con The Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Tagging and Logbook) (Amendment) Regs 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con The Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Conservation of Juvenile Coarse Fish) Regs 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con The Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Private River Watcher Annual Returns) Regs 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con The Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Prescribed Species) Regs 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Eel Passage) Regulations 2015

Written Briefing DARD - Pre Con Foyle Area and Carlingford Area (Exemption from Angling Licence Fees) Regs 2015

Public from 3:35 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
3:00 PMRoom 21Committee for Finance and Personnel

Public from 3:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:05 PM (25 mins)
Main Estimates and Budget (No.2) Bill

Public from 3:30 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 27 May 2015
VISITRamada HotelCommittee for Employment and Learning
VISITScottish ParliamentCommittee for Finance and Personnel
10:00 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Education

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

Public from 10:05 AM (45 mins)
Primary Science Teaching Trust - The World Around Us
• Mr John Sandford, Primary Science Teaching Trust
• Ms Lesley Hunter, Primary Science Teaching Trust
• Ms Kathy Schofield, Primary Science Teaching Trust

Public from 10:50 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 10:55 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business - Draft Forward Work Programme - SEND Bill evidence session
10:00 AMRamada Hotel, Shawsbridge, BelfastCommittee for Employment and Learning

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

Public from 10:10 AM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into post Special Educational Need Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities - Children and Young People's Strategic Partnership Briefing
• Mr Iolo Eilian, DHSSPS
• Mr Aidan Murray, DHSSPS

Public from 10:55 AM (45 mins)
Briefing from Kinship Care NI
• Ms Jacqueline Williamson, Kinship Care Northern Ireland
• Ms Leona McMenamin, Kinship Care Northern Ireland

Public from 11:40 AM (15 mins)
Assembly Research and Information Service Briefing - The Living Wage in the Public and Private Sectors in Northern Ireland

Public from 11:55 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business
10:00 AMRoom 21Committee for Regional Development

Public from 10:00 AM (15 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:15 AM (45 mins)
Disability Action Briefing: Disability Action Transport Scheme
• Mr Kevin Doherty, Disability Action
• Ms Karen Hall, Disability Action

Public from 11:00 AM (5 mins)
EU Matters

Public from 11:05 AM (10 mins)
SL1: The Cycle Routes (Amendment No 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1: The Traffic Weight Restrictions (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1: The Waiting Restrictions (Clogher) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/244: The Londonderry Harbour (Variation of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Closed from 2:00 PM (20 mins)
Inquiry into Building a United Community - Consideration of areas for potential recommendations

Public from 2:20 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:30 PM (30 mins)
Children's Services Co-operation Bill - Committee consideration of draft amendments

Public from 3:00 PM (40 mins)
Delivering Social Change - Briefing by OFMDFM officials
• Dr Mark Browne, OFMDFM
• Mr Joe Reynolds, OFMDFM

Public from 3:40 PM (40 mins)
Social Investment Fund - Briefing by OFMDFM officials

Public from 4:20 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Public from 2:00 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:15 PM (165 mins)
Inquiry into General Report on the Health and Social Care Sector 2012 -13 and 2013 -14 - Evidence session
• Mr Richard Pengelly, DHSSPS
• Dr Paddy Woods, DHSSPS
• Ms Julie Thompson, DHSSPS
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mrs Julie Sewell, DFP

Closed from 5:00 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into General Report on the Health and Social Care Sector 2012 -13 and 2013 -14 - Discussion with NIAO officials on evidence session
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean McKay, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mrs Clare Dornan, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 5:15 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
3:00 PMRoom 29Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Public from 3:00 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:10 PM (60 mins)
Review of workforce planning in the context of Transforming Your Care - Briefing by Allied Health Professions Federation NI
• Ms Karen Middleton, Allied Health Professions Federation Northern Ireland
• Ms Rosalind Rogers, Allied Health Professions Federation Northern Ireland
• Mr Andy McFarland, Allied Health Professions Federation Northern Ireland
• Ms Pauline Mulholland, Allied Health Professions Federation Northern Ireland

Public from 4:10 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 28 May 2015
VISITRural Community NetworkCommittee for Agriculture and Rural Development
10:00 AMBoardroom, Rural Community Network, 38A Oldtown Street, CookstownCommittee for Agriculture and Rural Development

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

Public from 10:05 AM (80 mins)
Committee Review - DARD Response to TRPSI Position Paper

Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business
10:00 AMRoom 30Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

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

Public from 10:05 AM (85 mins)
Inquiry into issues around Emergency Exiting Plans, including their impact on stadium capacity, for the redeveloped Casement Park Stadium
• Ms Cynthia Smyth, DCAL
• Dr Denis McMahon, DCAL

Public from 11:30 AM (60 mins)
Briefing from DCAL re Internal Governance
• Ms Cynthia Smyth, DCAL
• Dr Denis McMahon, DCAL

Public from 12:30 PM (30 mins)
Briefing from Armagh Observatory Savings Delivery Plans
• Prof Mark Bailey, Armagh Observatory

Public from 1:00 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business - Committee Business
10:00 AMRoom 29Committee for Social Development

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

Public from 10:10 AM (45 mins)
Monitoring Round - June

Public from 10:55 AM (45 mins)
Regeneration Bill - Committee Report

Public from 11:40 AM (5 mins)
SL1 The Occupational Pension Schemes (Power to Amend Schemes to Reflect Abolition of Contracting-out) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 11:45 AM (5 mins)
SR 256 The Charities (2013 Act) (COmmencement No.1) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 11:50 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

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

Public from 2:10 PM (160 mins)
Proposals to Vary Firearms Licensing Fees and Other Miscellaneous Amendments to Firearms Legislation - Oral evidence from the Northern Ireland Deer Society

Proposals to Vary Firearms Licensing Fees and Other Miscellaneous Amendments to Firearms Legislation - Oral Evidence from BASC, GTGNI and CAI

Commencement of Articles 19,20,26 and 30 of the Criminal Justice (NI) Order 2008

SR 2015/225: The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (Codes of Practice) Order 2015

SR 2015/236: The Explosives (Appointment of Authorities and Enforcement) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/241: The Crown Court (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1: The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (Amendment: Qualifying Offences) Order 2015

SL1: The Criminal Justice Act (Northern Ireland) 2013 (Destruction, Retention and Use of Biometric Data) (Transitional and Savings Provisions) Order 2015

SL1: The Police and Criminal Evidence (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Code D) Order 2015

Northern Ireland Human Trafficking and Exploitation Action Plan 2014 - 15 - Final Progress Report

Police and Criminal Evidence (Application to Police Ombudsman) (Amendment) Order 2015

Public from 4:50 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

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