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 06 July 2020 - Friday 10 July 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 06 July 2020
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Tuesday 07 July 2020
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
1:00 PMSenate ChamberBusiness Committee

Closed from 1:00 PM (60 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 08 July 2020
9:00 AMRoom 29Committee for Education

Public from 9:00 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 9:10 AM (95 mins)
Emotional Health and Mental Well-being Framework – National Children’s Bureau – oral briefing
• Ms Celine McStravick, National Children's Bureau Northern Ireland
• Ms Claire Dorris, National Children's Bureau Northern Ireland

Closed from 10:45 AM (45 mins)
Post-primary Transfer – draft survey

Public from 11:30 AM (75 mins)
Covid-19 Update – Oral briefing – Department of Education
• Mr Derek Baker, DE
• Mr John Smith, DE

Public from 12:45 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 (100 mins)
Ministerial Briefing - COVID-19 Update & Current Issues
• Ms Nichola Mallon, Minister for Infrastructure
• Mrs Katrina Godfrey, DfI

Public from 11:45 AM (15 mins)
Subordinate Legislation - SRs - Not Subject to Assembly Proceedings

SL1 - The Motor Vehicle Testing (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

SL1 - The Goods Vehicles (Testing) (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 (60 mins)
Briefing from Invest NI - Covid-19 Response and Recovery Planning
• Mr Kevin Holland, Invest NI
• Mr Donal Durkan, Invest NI
• Mr Diarmuid McLean, DfE

Public from 11:05 AM (60 mins)
Briefing from Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance & Northern Ireland Hotels Federation - Reopening and Recovery of Tourism Sector
• Dr Joanne Stuart, Northern Ireland Tourism Alliance
• Ms Janice Gault, Northern Ireland Hotels Federation
• Mr Eddie McKeever, McKeever Hotels
• Mr Ciaran O’Neill, Bishop’s Gate Hotel
• Ms Oonagh O’Reilly, ICC Belfast

Public from 12:05 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:20 PM (25 mins)
SL1 – CITB NI Levy Order 2020

Departmental Consultation - Priority Dispatch Provisions of the 2019 Electricity (Recast) Regulation (EU) 2019/943

Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation Annual Report 2019-20

Public from 12:45 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
12:30 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Public from 12:30 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:35 PM (40 mins)
In-Year Monitoring - Outcome of the June Monitoring Round – Oral Evidence from Public Spending Directorate, Department of Finance
• Mr Jeff McGuinness, DoF
• Pamela Galloway, DoF

Public from 1:15 PM (30 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - RaISe Presentation on the Regulation of Public Appointments

Public from 1:45 PM (10 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Written Evidence

Public from 1:55 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:05 PM (15 mins)
Joint Order for Personal Protective Equipment between Department of Finance and Government of Republic of Ireland

Closed from 2:20 PM (30 mins)
Operational Plan
2:00 PMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 2:00 PM (120 mins)
Committee Business

Ministerial briefing on Departmental priorities
• Ms Carál Ní Chuilín, Minister for Communities

Future Funding for Disability Employment Services - Briefing by NI Union of Supported Employment
• Ms Edyth Dunlop, Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination Bill

SR 2020 / 120 The Local Government (Accounts and Audit) (Coronavirus) (Amendment) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/129 The Universal Credit (Great Britain Reciprocal Arrangements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 4:00 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

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

Victims' Payment Scheme - Oral evidence session with Departmental officials

Public from 3:00 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business
3:00 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Public from 3:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
• Mr Kieran Donnelly CB, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 3:05 PM (10 mins)
Excess Votes - Draft report on Excess Votes (Northern Ireland) 2016-17

Public from 3:15 PM (90 mins)
Inquiry into Major Capital Projects - Evidence Session
• Ms Tracy Meharg, DfC
• Ms Jacqueline Fearon, DfC
• Mrs Katrina Godfrey, DfI
• Mr John Irvine, DfI

Closed from 4:45 PM (10 mins)
Inquiry into Major Capital Projects - Discussion with NIAO officials following evidence session
• Mr Kieran Donnelly CB, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Tomas Wilkinson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 4:55 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 09 July 2020
10:30 AMRoom 30Committee for Health

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

Public from 10:35 AM (60 mins)
COVID-19 Disease Response - Briefing from Chief Dental Officer
• Mr Michael Donaldson, DoH
• Mr Paul Montgomery, DoH

Public from 11:35 AM (25 mins)
SR 2020/90 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, International Travel) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Ms Elaine Colgan, DoH

Public from 12:00 PM (25 mins)
SR 2020/97 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Public Health Advice for Persons Travelling to Northern Ireland) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Ms Elaine Colgan, DoH

Public from 12:25 PM (25 mins)
SR 2020/121 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No.9) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Mr Nigel McMahon, DoH

Public from 12:50 PM (25 mins)
SR 2020/128 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 10) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Mr Nigel McMahon, DoH

Public from 1:15 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business
1:30 PMAssembly ChamberAd Hoc Committee on the COVID-19 Response

Public from 1:30 PM (90 mins)

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