Business Diary

Monday 27 June 2016 - Friday 01 July 2016

* 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 27 June 2016
10:06 AMRoom 21Business Committee

Closed from 10:06 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Tuesday 28 June 2016
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Wednesday 29 June 2016
9:42 AMRoom 30Committee for Education

Public from 9:42 AM (39 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:21 AM (79 mins)
June Monitoring Round
• Mr Trevor Connolly, DE
• Mr Gavin Patrick, DE
• Mr Stephen Creagh, DE

Public from 11:40 AM (57 mins)
Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education– Introductory briefing
• Ms Lorna McAlpine, Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education
• Ms Helen McLaughlin, Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education
• Ms Roisin Marshall, Northern Ireland Council for Integrated Education

Public from 12:40 PM (56 mins)
Council for Catholic Maintained Schools - Introductory briefing
• Mr Jim Clarke, Council for Catholic Maintained Schools
• Mr Gerry Lundy, Council for Catholic Maintained Schools
• Mr Eugene O'Neill, Council for Catholic Maintained Schools
• Mr Malachy Crudden, Council for Catholic Maintained Schools

Public from 1:36 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
10:00 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

Public from 10:00 AM (8 mins)
Committee Business

SL1 - The Donaghadee (Harbour Area) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Fortwilliam Parade, Belfast (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Rann Road/Annacloy Road, Downpatrick (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Gilpinstown Road, (U1401), Lurgan (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Railways (Safety Management) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - Amendments to the Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seatbelts) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1993

SL1 - The Roads Speed (Limit) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Roads (Speed Limit) (No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking Places (Disabled Persons’ Vehicles) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Prohibition of U-Turn (A3 Northway, Portadown) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking Places, Loading Bays and Waiting Restrictions (Portadown) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Banbridge) (Amendment No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The One-Way Traffic (Ballyclare) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Prohibition of Waiting (Schools) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Waiting Restrictions (Templepatrick) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Londonderry) (Amendment No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Carrickfergus) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The One-Way Traffic (Omagh) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Cycle Routes (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Dungannon) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Lurgan) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Waiting Restrictions (Lambeg) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 10:08 AM (71 mins)
Briefing from Northern Ireland Water
• Ms Sara Venning, Northern Ireland Water
• Mr Ronan Larkin, Northern Ireland Water
• Mr Sean McAleese, Northern Ireland Water

Public from 11:19 AM (36 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Transport
• Mr John McGrath, DfI
• Ms Liz Loughran, DfI
• Mr Ciaran Doran, DfI
• Mr Garry McKenna, DfI

Public from 11:55 AM (47 mins)
Briefing from the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company
• Mr Chris Conway, Translink
• Mr Paddy Anderson, Translink

Public from 12:42 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business
10:04 AMRoom 21Audit Committee

Public from 10:04 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:05 AM (37 mins)
Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) Annual Report and Accounts
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Janet Sides, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Andrew Allen, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 10:42 AM (1 mins)
Potential topics for forward work programme

Public from 10:43 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business
10:05 AMRoom 29Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:05 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:08 AM (88 mins)
Invest NI Briefing - Overview
• Mr Jeremy Fitch, Invest NI

Public from 11:36 AM (80 mins)
Tourism NI Briefing - Overview
• Mr John McGrillen, Tourism NI
• Ms Laura McCorry, Tourism NI

Public from 12:56 PM (1 mins)
Grant of Mineral Prospecting Licences (MPL) to Dalradian Gold Ltd - Departmental Written Briefing

Public from 12:57 PM (9 mins)
Committee Business

SR 2016/243 The Industrial Training Levy (Construction Industry) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016
2:00 PMRoom 29Committee for Finance

Closed from 2:00 PM (60 mins)
Sale of National Asset Management Agency assets in Northern Ireland - Legal Guidance from the Directorate of Legal and Governance Services
• Mr Jonathan McMillen, Legal Advisor

Closed from 3:00 PM (20 mins)
Sale of National Asset Management Agency assets in Northern Ireland

Public from 3:20 PM (24 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:44 PM (51 mins)
Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) - Overview of the work of the Central Procurement Directorate (CPD) - Briefing from Department of Finance
• Mr Des Armstrong, DoF
• Mr Gareth Johnston, DoF

Public from 4:35 PM (61 mins)
Special European Union Programme Board (SEUPB) - Overview of the work of the Special European Union Programme Board (SEUPB) - Briefing from Department of Finance and SEUPB
• Mr Frank Duffy, DoF
• Ms Brenda Hegarty, Special EU Programmes Body
• Mr Ryan Bartlett, DoF
• Ms Gina McIntyre, Special EU Programmes Body

Public from 5:36 PM (4 mins)
Budget - Potential overarching areas of interest that relate to public finance in general and to the budget - Research Paper

Public from 5:40 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
2:01 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Closed from 2:01 PM (11 mins)
Strategic Planning

Public from 2:12 PM (8 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:20 PM (40 mins)
First Day Brief - Departmental Overview and Priorities- Strategic Policy, Equality and Good Relations
• Dr Mark Browne, TEO
• Mrs Grainne Killen, TEO
• Mr Joe Reynolds, TEO

Public from 3:00 PM (40 mins)
First Day Brief - Departmental Overview and Priorities - Communications and Executive Support
• Mr Stephen Grimason, TEO
• Dr Paul Geddis, TEO
• Mr Keith Jagelman, TEO

Public from 3:40 PM (40 mins)
Equality and Good Relations - Briefing by Commission for Victims and Survivors
• Mr John Beggs, Commission for Victims and Survivors
• Mrs Judith Thompson, Commission for Victims and Survivors

Public from 4:20 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 4:25 PM (39 mins)
European Issues - Briefing by NI Assembly's EU Affairs Manager
• Ms Shauna Mageean, AG5
2:03 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Closed from 2:03 PM (14 mins)
Inquiry into Managing Legal Aid - Preparation session
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Neil Gray, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 2:17 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:18 PM (1 mins)
Inquiry into The Governance of Land and Property in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Correspondence
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Neil Gray, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 2:19 PM (2 mins)
Inquiry into The Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service Trust for the year ended 31 March 2013 - Correspondence
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Neil Gray, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 2:21 PM (211 mins)
Inquiry into Managing Legal Aid - Evidence session
• Mr Nick Perry, DoJ
• Mr Paul Andrews, The Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission
• Mr David Lavery, DoJ
• Mr Mark McGuckin, DoJ
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Alison Caldwell, DoF

Closed from 5:52 PM (12 mins)
Inquiry into Managing Legal Aid - Discussions with NIAO officials
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Neil Gray, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 6:04 PM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme - Draft Forward Work Programme Sept - Dec 2016
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Kerry Harkin, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Neil Gray, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 6:05 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 30 June 2016
9:54 AMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 9:54 AM (6 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:00 AM (1 mins)
The Employers' Duties (Implementation) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 10:01 AM (1 mins)
The Hybrid Schemes Quality Requirements (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 10:02 AM (82 mins)
Departmental Priorities - Minister for Communities
• Mr P Givan, Minister for Communities
• Mr Tommy O'Reilly, DfC
• Mr Ian Maye, DfC
• Ms Bernie Rooney, DfC

Public from 11:24 AM (40 mins)
Deputy Secretary briefing - Community Cohesion
• Mr Ian Maye, DfC
• Mr Fergus Devitt, DfC
• Mr Arthur Scott, DfC
• Ms Denise Stockman, DfC

Public from 12:04 PM (38 mins)
Building Change Trust - Innovative Approaches to Stakeholder Engagement
• Mr Paul Braithwaite, Building Change Trust
• Mr Colm Burns, Northern Ireland Open Government Network
• Ms Karin Eyben, Corrymeela
• Ms Louise O'Kane, Community Places
• Ms Patricia Donald, Advice NI
• Mr Tim Hughes, Involve

Public from 12:42 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
10:06 AMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Public from 10:06 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:08 AM (35 mins)
Oral Briefing UFU and NIAPA - Initial views on Brexit and strategic priorities
• Mr Barclay Bell, Ulster Farmers' Union
• Mr Wesley Aston, Ulster Farmers' Union
• Mr Michael Clarke, Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers Association
• Mr Jim Carmichael, Northern Ireland Agricultural Producers Association
• Mr Victor Chestnutt, Ulster Farmers' Union

Public from 10:43 AM (29 mins)
Oral Briefing NIEL - Initial views on Brexit and strategic priorities
• Mr Patrick Casement, Northern Ireland Environment Link
• Mr Craig McGuicken, Northern Ireland Environment Link
• Ms Jennifer Fulton, Ulster Wildlife Trust
• Ms Joanne Sherwood, Royal Society for the Protection of Birds (NI)
• Mr Sean Kelly, Northern Ireland Environment Link

Public from 11:12 AM (25 mins)
Oral Briefing RDC, RCN and NIRWN - Initial views on Brexit and strategic priorities
• Ms Teresa Canavan, Rural Development Council
• Ms Kate Clifford, Rural Community Network
• Ms Majella Murphy, Northern Ireland Rural Women's Network

Public from 11:37 AM (65 mins)
Oral Briefing DAERA - Implications of Brexit for DAERA
• Mr Noel Lavery, DAERA
• Ms Louise Warde Hunter, DAERA
• Mr David Small, DAERA
• Mr Robert Huey, DAERA

Public from 12:42 PM (5 mins)
Grocery Code Adjudicator Conference - Report

Public from 12:47 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:51 PM (5 mins)
SL1 The Rathlin Island (Prohibited Methods of Fishing) Regulations (NI) 2016

SL1 Pollution Prevention Control (Industrial Emissions) Amendment Regulations 2016

Written Briefing DAERA - Consultation on Consolidation of the NI Packaging Waste Regulations

SL1 The Water Environment (Water Framework Directive) Regulations (NI) 2016

SL1 The Carlingford Area (Definition of the Mouth of the Clanrye River) Regulations 2016

SL1 The Foyle and Carlingford Area (Exemption from Angling Licence Fees) Regulations 2016

Public from 12:56 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health

Public from 10:30 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Apologies

Public from 10:31 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Draft Minutes

Public from 10:32 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Chairperson's business

Public from 10:33 AM (23 mins)
Overview briefing of Health and Social Care Issues by RaISe
• Dr Janice Thompson, Research Officer

Public from 10:56 AM (66 mins)
Overview briefing by the Public Health Agency
• Dr Eddie Rooney, Public Health Agency

Public from 12:02 PM (54 mins)
Overview briefing by Health and Social Care Board
• Mrs Valerie Watts, Health and Social Care Board

Public from 12:56 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Forward Work Programme

Public from 12:57 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Matters Arising

Public from 12:58 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business - Correspondence

Public from 1:03 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Any Other Business
2:05 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 2:05 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:08 PM (207 mins)
Overview on Justice Key Issues and Priorities
• Ms C Sugden, Minister of Justice
• Mr Anthony Harbinson, DoJ
• Mr David Lavery, DoJ

Briefing on Coercive Control and Domestic Violence
• Prof Evan Stark, Rutgers University

Oral Evidence Session on Remunerating Exceptional Circumstances in the Magistrates' Courts in Northern Ireland - Targeted Consultation and Proposed Draft Rules
• Mr Mark McGuckin, DoJ
• Mr Mark McGuicken, DoJ
• Mr Richard Cushnie, DoJ

Changes to the Cost Protection Regime for Environmental Challenges - Summary of Consultation Responses and Proposed Way Forward

Review of Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprise Sector Funding Model - Consultation

Commencement of Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 - Information Paper

SL1: The Care Tribunal (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1: The Offender Levy (Road Traffic) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 5:35 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

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