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Monday 20 October 2014 - Friday 24 October 2014

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DayVenueTimePlenary/Committee
Monday
20/10/2014
Assembly Chamber12:00 PM
Plenary Session

Tuesday
21/10/2014
Room 3010:00 AM
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

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


Public from 10:10 AM (80 mins)
Briefing from Ulster Orchestra
Professor Sir George Bain, Ulster Orchestra
Mr Trevor Green, Ulster Orchestra
Ms Auveen Sands, Ulster Orchestra
Ms Veronica Morris, Ulster Orchestra


Public from 11:37 AM (53 mins)
Briefing from NW200
Mr Mervyn Whyte, North West 200
Mr Gerard McAuley, North West 200


Public from 12:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

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


Public from 10:05 AM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing from Invest NI: Life and Health Sciences Sector
Mr Sam Kinghan, Invest NI
Ms Grainne McVeigh, Invest NI
Mrs Samana Hussain-Brannigan, Invest NI


Public from 11:05 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 11:15 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (Consequential Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:20 AM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: DETI Research Agenda Update


Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: Implementation of EU Directive (2013/11) on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes and Regulation No 524/2013 on Online Dispute Resolution


Public from 11:30 AM (5 mins)
Northern Ireland Economic Strategy - Year 2 Monitoring Report


Public from 11:35 AM (10 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: Research and Development Inquiry Report Recommendations


Public from 11:45 AM (5 mins)
Executive Response to Going for Growth


Public from 11:50 AM (5 mins)
Innovation Strategy for Northern Ireland (2014-2025)


Public from 11:55 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 12:00 PM (60 mins)
Electricity Policy Review



Assembly Chamber10:30 AM
Plenary Session


Room 2911:36 AM
Committee for Justice

Public from 11:36 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 11:40 AM (20 mins)
Evidence Session with the Minister of Justice on the allegations made in the BBC Spotlight programme broadcast on 14 October 2014 regarding potential interference in the justice process
Mr D Ford, Minister of Justice
Ms Karen Pearson, DOJ


Public from 12:00 PM (25 mins)
Consideration of advice on the options available to the Committee to conduct an Inquiry on the matter


Public from 12:25 PM (20 mins)
Committee Business



Room 10612:37 PM
Business Committee

Closed from 12:37 PM (80 mins)
Committee Business



Room 2112:53 PM
Chairpersons' Liaison Group

Closed from 12:53 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 12:55 PM (9 mins)
Members Professional Development


Closed from 1:04 PM (13 mins)
EU Scrutiny - update


Closed from 1:17 PM (8 mins)
Budgets


Closed from 1:25 PM (21 mins)
Evidence Under Oath


Closed from 1:46 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business



Room 291:00 PM
Committee on Procedures

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


Closed from 1:01 PM (4 mins)
Standing Order 71 - Oath


Public from 1:05 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 1:20 PM (20 mins)
Review of Topical Questions


Public from 1:40 PM (15 mins)
Review of Public Petitions Procedures


Public from 1:55 PM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme


Public from 1:56 PM (3 mins)
Correspondence


Public from 1:59 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Room 301:30 PM
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

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


Public from 1:40 PM (45 mins)
Oral Briefing Rural Support: Anti-poverty and Social Inclusion
Ms Marion McCracken, Rural Support
Mr Sam Campbell, Rural Support
Mr Jude McCann, Rural Support


Public from 2:25 PM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing Rivers Agency: Reservoirs Bill Financial Assistance Scheme & Consideration Stage
Mr David Porter, DARD
Mr Kieran Brazier, DARD


Public from 3:25 PM (20 mins)
Oral Briefing RaISe - Scotland Visit


Public from 3:45 PM (5 mins)
SL1 The Seeds (Miscellanous amendments) Regulations NI 2014


Public from 3:50 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business


Wednesday
22/10/2014
NFU Scotland; Quality Meat Scotland; The Roslin InstituteVISIT
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

The Committee are meeting with both the NFU Scotland and Quality Meat Scotland to discuss various issues around beef production and supply. It will also meet at the Roslin Institute to discuss the work it is doing around Bovine TB. The Committee will also visit a farm to discuss with the farmer a funding scheme that he recenlty received grants from and also discuss the same with Departmental Officials.

Parkanaur CollegeVISIT
Committee for Employment and Learning

Visit as part of the Committee Inquiry into Post School Special Educational Need Provision in Northern Ireland

Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for Education

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


Public from 10:10 AM (50 mins)
NI Teachers Pension Scheme - Departmental Briefing
Mrs La'verne Montgomery, DE
Mr Ian Gallagher, DE
Mr Seamus Gallagher, DE


Public from 11:00 AM (60 mins)
School Workforce Review - School Redundancy - Departmental Briefing
Mrs La'verne Montgomery, DE
Mr Kieron Moore, DE
Ms Geraldine Quinn, DE
Mr Gavin Patrick, DE


Public from 12:00 PM (60 mins)
Revised Capital Works Protocol - Departmental Briefing
Mr Philip Irwin, DE
Mr Stephen Creagh, DE
Ms Anne Conaty, DE


Public from 1:00 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business



Parkanaur College, 57 PARKANAUR ROAD, DUNGANNON10:00 AM
Committee 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 - Briefing from Parkanuar College
Mr Wilfred Mitchell OBE, Parkanaur College
Mr Tom O'Sullivan, Parkanaur College
Mr Eamon Connolly, Parkanaur College
Mrs Mary Canavan, Parkanaur College
Ms Katherine Corey, Seashell Trust


Public from 10:55 AM (45 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Economic Inactivity
Ms Yvonne Croskery, DEL
Mr Philip Rodgers, DEL


Public from 11:40 AM (45 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Review of Youth Training
Ms Yvonne Croskery, DEL
Ms Carol Magill, DEL
Mr David Broadhurst, DEL
Mr Michael Armstrong, DEL


Public from 12:25 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 3010:00 AM
Committee for Finance and Personnel

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


Public from 10:05 AM (15 mins)
Welfare Reform - Terms of Reference for 'Validation Study of Welfare Reform Costs'


Public from 10:20 AM (45 mins)
Land Value Tax - Report on Land Value Tax - Briefing from the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action - Centre for Economic Empowerment
Mr Seamus McAleavey, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
Mr Andy Wightman, Independent Consultant
Mr Ronan Lyons, Independent Consultant


Public from 11:05 AM (45 mins)
DFP Business Plan - Performance against Business Plan Targets - Strategic Policy Division - Briefing from DFP
Mr Tony Simpson, DFP
Mr William Dickson, DFP
Mr Noel McNally, DFP


Public from 11:50 AM (30 mins)
Draft Legal Complaints and Regulation Bill - Follow up Assembly Research Briefing


Public from 12:20 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 2110:00 AM
Committee for Regional Development

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


Public from 10:15 AM (30 mins)
NILGA Briefing: Unadopted Roads
Ms Fiona Douglas, Northern Ireland Local Government Association
Mr Richard Dale, Craigavon Borough Council
Mr Derek McCallan, Northern Ireland Local Government Association


Public from 10:45 AM (30 mins)
Departmental Briefing: Outcome Of Water Bill Consultation


Public from 11:15 AM (5 mins)
SL1: The Latt Road, Jerrettspass, Newry (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:20 AM (5 mins)
SL1: The Waiting Restrictions (Larne) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/257: The A4 Sligo Road, Belcoo (Abandonment) Order (NOrthern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:30 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/258: The Drumalla Park, Carnlough (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1 - The A21 Ballygowan Road, Saintfield (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland 2014

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Fivemiletown) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1 - The Parking Places on Roads (Lurgan) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:35 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 292:00 PM
Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

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


Public from 2:10 PM (60 mins)
Future of Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Services - Departmental Briefing
Dr Paddy Woods, DHSSPS
Mr Jackie Johnston, DHSSPS
Mr Ryan Wilson, DHSSPS


Public from 3:10 PM (60 mins)
Review of Departmental approach to Budget 2015/2016 - Ministerial Briefing
Mr J Wells, Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Mr Richard Pengelly, DHSSPS
Ms Julie Thompson, DHSSPS


Public from 4:10 PM (30 mins)
Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland: Thematic Review of Child Sexual Exploitation Cases


Public from 4:40 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 212:00 PM
Committee for Justice

Public from 2:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:05 PM (45 mins)
Update on Delivery of the Prison Reform Programme and the Management of Drugs Misuse in Northern Ireland Prisons
Ms Sue McAllister, Northern Ireland Prison Service
Mr Mark Adam, Northern Ireland Prison Service
Mr Paul Cawkwell, Northern Ireland Prison Service
Mr Brian McCaughey, Northern Ireland Prison Service


Public from 2:50 PM (5 mins)
Draft Statutory Rule The Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 (Amendment of section 46 (1)) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 2:55 PM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Civil Legal Services (Costs) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 and The Civil Legal Services (Cost Protection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015


Public from 3:00 PM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Attorney General for Northern Ireland's Human Rights Guidance for the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service in relation to Support for Victims and Witnesses


Public from 3:05 PM (5 mins)
Legal Aid Reform - Consultation on the Use of Expert Witnesses Appearing in the Courts in Northern Ireland


Public from 3:10 PM (10 mins)
Consultation on the Police Pensions (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 3:20 PM (10 mins)
Prostitution in Northern Ireland Research Report Commissioned by the Department of Justice


Public from 3:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 302:00 PM
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Closed from 2:00 PM (15 mins)
Proposal to Update Legislation to Reform The Office of the Northern Ireland Ombudsman - Committee consideration of draft Bill


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


Public from 2:30 PM (45 mins)
Social Investment Fund - Briefing by Departmental officials on the Social Investment Fund
Mrs Orla McStravick, OFMDFM
Mr Ricky Irwin, OFMDFM


Public from 3:15 PM (45 mins)
Programme for Cohesion, Sharing and Integration - Briefing by Departmental officials on Together: Building a United Community


Public from 4:00 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into Building a United Community - Committee consideration of Inquiry plan


Public from 4:15 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber2:00 PM
Public Accounts Committee

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


Public from 2:15 PM (135 mins)
Inquiry into Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service Trust Statement 2012 - 2013 - Evidence session
Mr Nick Perry, DOJ
Mr Mark Hamilton, Police Service of Northern Ireland
Mr David A Lavery CB, DOJ
Ms Jacqui Durkin, Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Service
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Jack Layberry, DFP


Closed from 4:30 PM (30 mins)
Inquiry into Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service Trust Statement 2012 - 2013 - Discussion on evidence session with NIAO officials
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Ms Suzanne Walsh, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Barry Mitchell, Northern Ireland Audit Office


Closed from 5:00 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into The Future Impact of Borrowing and Private Finance Commitments and Belfast Metropolitan College's Titanic Quarter PPP Project - Correspondence


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


Thursday
23/10/2014
MIDDLETON BUILDING, 10 HIGH STREET, BELFAST10:00 AM
Committee for Social Development

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


Public from 10:05 AM (45 mins)
Improving Benefit Uptake - Briefing by SSA
Mr Brian Doherty, Social Security Agency
Ms Mairead Duddy, Social Security Agency


Public from 10:50 AM (30 mins)
Review of Social Housing Allocations Policy - Departmental Briefing
Dr Heloise Brown, DSD
Mr Paul Price, DSD


Public from 11:20 AM (5 mins)
The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for the Environment

Public from 10:00 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business - Apologies, Chairperson's Business, Draft Minutes and Matters Arising


Public from 10:10 AM (5 mins)
Consultations


Public from 10:15 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on legislation to introduce fixed penalties for enforcement of byelaws protecting MCZs and Marine Sites


Public from 10:20 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on proposals to introduce a scheme of Continuous Insurance Enforcement (CIE)


Public from 10:25 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on the SWMI in the North Western, North Eastern and Neagh Bann River Basin Districts


Public from 10:30 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on amending the Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations (NI) 2009


Public from 10:35 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 10:40 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Road Vehicles Lighting (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014


Public from 10:45 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Taxi Operators Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014


Public from 10:50 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/238 The Taxis (2008 Act) (Commencement No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 10:55 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/239 The Taxi Drivers Licences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:00 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/249 The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:05 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/253 The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:10 AM (45 mins)
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Briefing by Driving Instructors National Association Council
Mr Tom Burns, Driving Instructors National Association Council


Public from 11:55 AM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Windwatch NI
Professor Alun Evans, Wind Watch
Dr Dan Kane, Wind Watch
Mr Owen McMullan, Wind Watch
Mr Pat Swords, Wind Watch


Public from 12:40 PM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group
Mr Patrick McClughan, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group
Mr Michael Gordon, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group
Ms Meabh Cormacain, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group


Public from 1:25 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business - Correspondence, Forward Work Programme, Any Other Business, Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting



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