Business Diary

Monday 15 September 2014 - Friday 19 September 2014

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DayVenueTimePlenary/Committee
Monday
15/09/2014
Room 1069:34 AM
Business Committee

Closed from 9:34 AM (12 mins)


Assembly Chamber12:00 PM
Plenary Session

Tuesday
16/09/2014
Assembly Chamber10:30 AM
Plenary Session


Room 2910:34 AM
Assembly and Executive Review Committee

Public from 10:34 AM (82 mins)
End of Session Report 2013/14

Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Barriers and Challenges - Evidence Session
Ms Anne McVicker, Women's Resource and Development Agency
Ms Lynn Carvill, Women's TEC
Ms Annie Campbell, Women's Aid Federation Northern Ireland

Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Breakdown of the responses received to date from the 'Call for Evidence' and Key Issues

Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Committee study visit to Iceland

Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Other information relating to the Review



Room 10612:37 PM
Business Committee

Closed from 12:37 PM (6 mins)


Room 2112:50 PM
Chairpersons' Liaison Group

Closed from 12:50 PM (50 mins)
Members Development

EU Scrutiny

Business Efficiency Programme – update



Room 301:03 PM
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Closed from 1:03 PM (14 mins)
Committee Review


Public from 1:17 PM (13 mins)
SR 2014/184 Animal By-Products (Enforcement) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014/196 The Trade in Animal and Related Products (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014/209 The Sea Fishing (Licenses and Notices) Regulations (NI) 2014


Suspension from 1:30 PM (8 mins)

Public from 1:38 PM (150 mins)
Ministerial Briefing
Mrs M O'Neill, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr Gerry Lavery, DARD
Mr Noel Lavery, DARD
Ms Louise Warde Hunter, DARD

DARD Briefing: CAP Pillar 1
Mr Norman Fulton, DARD
Mr Mark McLean, DARD
Ms Rosemary Agnew, DARD

Racing industry in Northern Ireland
Mr James Nicholson, Down Royal Racecourse
Mr Mike Todd, Down Royal Racecourse
Mr Peter Stewart, Downpatrick Racecourse
Mr Richard Lyttle, Downpatrick Racecourse


Wednesday
17/09/2014
Room 299:03 AM
Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 9:03 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 9:07 AM (54 mins)
Briefing from Stranmillis University College on the Review of Initial Teacher Education Infrastructure
Dr Anne Heaslett, Stranmillis University College
Professor Sir Desmond Rea, Stranmillis University College


Public from 10:01 AM (75 mins)
Briefing from St. Mary's University College on the Review of Initial Teacher Education Infrastructure
Professor Peter Finn, St. Mary's University College
Mr Brian McFall, St. Mary's University College


Public from 11:16 AM (24 mins)
Briefing from the Open University on the Review of Initial Teacher Education Infrastructure
Mr John D'Arcy, The Open University
Dr Gwyneth Owen-Jackson, The Open University


Public from 11:48 AM (34 mins)
Briefing from Queen's University Belfast on the Review of Initial Teacher Education Infrastructure
Professor Patrick Johnston, Queen's University Belfast
Professor Tony Gallagher, Queen's University Belfast
Professor Paul Connolly, Queen's University Belfast
Mr James O'Kane, Queen's University Belfast


Public from 12:23 PM (29 mins)
Briefing from the University of Ulster on the Review of Initial Teacher Education Infrastructure
Professor Richard Barnett, University of Ulster
Dr Samuel McGuinness, University of Ulster


Public from 12:52 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for Education

Closed from 10:00 AM (6 mins)

Public from 10:06 AM (140 mins)
Area Planning- Non Departmental Briefing
Professor Tony Gallagher, Queen's University Belfast

GTCNI Briefing- Statutory Rule
Mr Ivan Arbuthnot, General Teaching Council NI
Dr Carmel Gallagher, General Teaching Council NI
Mr Gerry Devlin, General Teaching Council NI

Regional Training Unit - Emotional Health and Well- Being Non Departmental Briefing
Dr Tom Hesketh, Regional Training Unit



Room 3010:05 AM
Committee for Finance and Personnel

Public from 10:05 AM (180 mins)
Ministerial Briefing on Departmental Strategic Priorities and Other Budgetary Issues - DFP Briefing
Mr S Hamilton, Minister of Finance and Personnel
Mr David Sterling, DFP
Mr Mike Brennan, DFP

Outcome of Consultation on Regulations for the Civil Service Pension Scheme (NI) 2015 - Briefing from DFP
Mrs Grace Nesbitt, DFP
Ms Margaret Coyle, DFP



NI Water, Duncrue Street, Belfast10:51 AM
Committee for Regional Development

Public from 10:51 AM (84 mins)
Departmental Briefing: Strategic Drainage Infrastructure/Infraction Risk

NI Water Briefing: Strategic Drainage Infrastructure/Infraction Risk
Ms Sara Venning, Northern Ireland Water
Mr George Butler, Northern Ireland Water
Mr Bill Gowdy, Northern Ireland Water

SL1: The One-Way Traffic (Banbridge) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014



Room 292:05 PM
Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Closed from 2:05 PM (5 mins)
Review of Waiting Times

Review of Transforming Your Care and Older People


Public from 2:10 PM (130 mins)
Provision of Health Services to Persons Not Ordinarily Resident (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 and The Health and Personal Social Services (General Medical Services Contracts) (Amendment No.1) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014
Mr Robert Kirkwood, DHSSPS
Mr Stephen Galway, DHSSPS

Proposed amendments to the Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (Membership, Procedure, Functions and Committee) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2012
Ms Sharon Beattie, The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland
Mr Hugh Connor, The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland



Room 212:08 PM
Committee for Justice

Public from 2:08 PM (195 mins)
Legal Aid Reform - Proposals to change Crown Court Remuneration Arrangements for Solicitors and Counsel Representing Defendants - Oral Evidence from the Bar Council of Northern Ireland
Mr Gerald McAlinden QC, Bar Council of Northern Ireland
Mr Gavan Duffy QC, Bar Council of Northern Ireland
Mr Michael Forde, Bar Council of Northern Ireland

Legal Aid Reform - Proposals to change Crown Court Remuneration Arrangements for Solicitors and Counsel Representing Defendants - Oral Evidence from the Law Society for Northern Ireland
Mr Alan Hunter, Law Society Northern Ireland
Ms Arleen Elliott, Law Society Northern Ireland
Mr Peter O'Brien, Law Society Northern Ireland
Mr Pearse MacDermott, McCann and McCann Solicitors

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill - Consideration of Additional Amendments

Justice Bill - Update on the Delegated Powers Memorandum and Written Evidence

Access to Justice Review Part II

National Crime Agency - Revised Proposals for Operation in Northern Ireland and potential Legislative Consent Motion

AccessNI - Review of Fees

Consultation on Extension of Offence in Domestic Violence, Crime and Victims (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) 2004

Attorney General for Northern Ireland’s Draft Human Rights Guidance for the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service in relation to Support for Victims and Witnesses

S.R. 2014/219 The Crown Court (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2014

S.R. 2014/220 The Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) (Amendment) 2014

S.R. 2014/221 The Magistrates' Courts (Amendment No.2) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2014

S.R. 2014/222 The Criminal Appeal (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Rules 2014

SL1: Amendments to Order 22 and Order 106 of the Rules of the Court of Judicature (Northern Ireland) 1980

SL1: Civil Legal Services (Appeal) Regulations 2015

SL1: The Civil Legal Services (Disclosure of Information) Regulations 2015 and The Criminal Legal Aid (Disclosure of Information) Rules 2015



Senate Chamber2:14 PM
Public Accounts Committee

Public from 2:14 PM (152 mins)
Ministerial Direction - Department of Agriculture and Rural Development Headquarters move to Ballykelly

Inquiry into The Future Impact of Borrowing and Private Finance Commitments and Belfast Metropolitan College's Titanic Quarter PPP Project - Evidence session
Mr Derek Baker, DEL
Mr Tom Redmond, DEL
Ms Marie-Therese McGivern, Belfast Metropolitan College
Ms Elaine Hartin, Belfast Metropolitan College
Mr Pat O'Neill, Strategic Investment Board
Mr Mike Brennan, DFP
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office


Closed from 4:46 PM (28 mins)
Inquiry into The Future Impact of Borrowing and Private Finance Commitments and Belfast Metropolitan College's Titanic Quarter PPP Project - Discussion on evidence session with NIAO officials
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Brandon McMaster, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Forward Work Programme - Consideration of Draft Forward Work Programme Sept - Dec 2014
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Brandon McMaster, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Sean Beattie, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office



Room 302:27 PM
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Public from 2:27 PM (82 mins)
Subordinate Legislation - Legislative Consent Motion on Childcare Payments Bill - consideration of Committee Report
Ms Margaret Rose McNaughton, OFMDFM
Mr David McGowan, OFMDFM

Older People - Briefing by Departmental officials on analysis of Active Ageing Strategy consultation
Ms Margaret Rose McNaughton, OFMDFM
Mr Stephen Orr, OFMDFM
Mrs Janis Scallon, OFMDFM

COFMDFM End of Session Report - Committee consideration of draft Report


Closed from 3:49 PM (65 mins)
Proposal to Update Legislation to Reform The Office of the Northern Ireland Ombudsman - Committee consideration of draft Bill


Thursday
18/09/2014
Room 2910:00 AM
Committee for Social Development

Public from 10:00 AM (110 mins)
Planned Maintenance - Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Mr N McCausland, Minister for Social Development
Mr Will Haire, DSD
Ms Mags Lightbody, Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Mr Donald Hoodless, Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Mr Andrew Hamilton, DSD


Closed from 11:50 AM (10 mins)
End of Session Report - 2013 - 2014


Public from 1:00 PM (180 mins)
Inquiry into allegations, arising from a BBC NI Spotlight programme aired on 3 July 2013, of impropriety or irregularity relating to NIHE managed contracts and consideration of any resulting actions
Mr Will Haire, DSD
Mr Jim Wilkinson, DSD
Mr Michael Sands, DSD
Ms Heather Cousins, DEL

Inquiry into allegations, arising from a BBC NI Spotlight programme aired on 3 July 2013, of impropriety or irregularity relating to NIHE managed contracts and consideration of any resulting actions
Mr John McVeigh, Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Mr Raymond Kitson, Northern Ireland Housing Executive

Consideration of Evidence Phase 3 Inquiry



Island Room, Lough Neagh Discovery Centre, Oxford Island National Nature Reserve, LURGAN10:00 AM
Committee for the Environment

Closed from 10:00 AM (180 mins)


Room 3010:10 AM
Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Public from 10:10 AM (158 mins)
Legislation: SR 2014/198 The Energy Efficiency Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Oral Briefing from NICVA: Economic Data Northern Ireland Report
Mr Seamus McAleavey, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action
Mr Michael Burke, Consultant

Written Briefing from DETI: Implementation of EU Directive (2013/11) on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes

Written Briefing from Assembly Research: Year-end surges in Northern Ireland departmental expenditure

Written Briefing from Utility Regulator: Possible Cancellation of Generating Unit Agreements in Northern Ireland - Market Update

Written Briefing from Utility Regulator: Analysis of the allocation of network and other related costs between grid customer groups and across jurisdictions

Consultation: Superfast Rollout Programme Phase 2 Project

End of Session Report 2013/2014


Closed from 12:48 PM (30 mins)
USA visit report

Electricity Policy Review



Lyric Theatre, 55 Ridgeway Street, Belfast10:21 AM
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

Public from 10:21 AM (98 mins)
Inquiry into Inclusion in the Arts of Working Class Communities - Lyric Theatre
Mr Ciaran McAuley, Lyric Theatre
Mr Philip Crawford, Lyric Theatre



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