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Monday 24 November 2014 - Friday 28 November 2014

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DayVenueTimePlenary/Committee
Monday
24/11/2014
Assembly Chamber12:00 PM
Plenary Session

Tuesday
25/11/2014
Room 309:25 AM
Committee for Social Development

Public from 9:25 AM (86 mins)
Pensions Bill - Departmental Briefing
Ms Anne McCleary, DSD
Mr Gerry McCann, DSD
Mr Seamus Cassidy, DSD
Ms Doreen Roy, DSD
Ms Libby McIlwaine, DSD



Room 2910:00 AM
Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

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


Public from 10:10 AM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing from Northern Ireland Contact Point Network (NICP)
Dr Simon Grattan, Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment
Ms Teresa Lennon, University of Ulster
Mr Tim Brundle, University of Ulster
Mr Dominic McLarnon, Northern Ireland Contact Point Network
Mr Tom Edgar, Queen's University Belfast
Mr Scott Rutherford, Queen's University Belfast
Dr Lydia Lepécuchel, Queen's University Belfast


Public from 11:10 AM (65 mins)
Oral Briefing from DETI: NI Economic Strategy Year 1 & 2 Monitoring Reports
Mr Diarmuid McLean, DETI
Mr Alistair Pyper, DETI
Mr Chris Stewart, DETI


Public from 1:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 1:05 PM (10 mins)
Legislation: SR. The Health and Safety (Fees) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R. 2014 No. 280)

Legislation: SR – The Guarantees of Origin of Electricity Produced from High-efficiency Cogeneration (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (S.R 2014 No. 284)


Public from 1:15 PM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from Hardscape Products Ltd and Ethical Trading Initiative: Responsible Product Procurement


Public from 1:20 PM (5 mins)
EU Matters November Newsletter


Public from 1:25 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business



Assembly Chamber10:30 AM
Plenary Session


Senate Chamber10:34 AM
Assembly and Executive Review Committee

Public from 10:34 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business - Apologies, Minutes, Matters Arising


Public from 10:36 AM (69 mins)
Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Committee consideration of evidence received under Phase 1 of the Review


Public from 11:45 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Any Other Business



Room 10612:38 PM
Business Committee

Closed from 12:38 PM (12 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber12:47 PM
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

Public from 12:47 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 12:50 PM (57 mins)
DCAL Briefing on Draft Budget 2015-2016
Mr Arthur Scott, DCAL
Mr David Carson, DCAL
Mr Fergus Devitt, DCAL


Public from 1:47 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business



Room 211:01 PM
Committee on Procedures

Closed from 1:01 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 1:03 PM (14 mins)
Review of Topical Questions


Closed from 1:17 PM (12 mins)
Inquiry into the extent to which Standing Orders should permit the Attorney General to participate in proceedings of the Assembly


Public from 1:29 PM (2 mins)
Election of a Speaker during a Mandate


Public from 1:31 PM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme


Public from 1:32 PM (1 mins)
Correspondence


Public from 1:33 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business



Room 301:34 PM
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Public from 1:34 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 1:35 PM (49 mins)
Oral Briefing MARA Project: Anti-poverty and Social Inclusion
Ms Mary Black, Public Health Agency
Ms Colette Brolly, Public Health Agency


Public from 2:24 PM (3 mins)
Written Briefing DARD: Avian Flu


Public from 2:27 PM (73 mins)
Committee Business


Suspension from 3:40 PM (18 mins)
Oral Briefing DARD: Budget 2015/16
Mr Noel Lavery, DARD
Mr Gerry Lavery, DARD
Mr Graeme Wilkinson, DARD


Closed from 3:58 PM (11 mins)
Budget 2015/16: Committee Response


Closed from 4:09 PM (11 mins)
Legal Advice


Wednesday
26/11/2014
Lough Erne Hotel, 183 LOUGH SHORE ROAD, ENNISKILLEN9:01 AM
Committee for Regional Development

Public from 9:01 AM (9 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 9:10 AM (48 mins)
Off Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill - Fermanagh & Omagh Council
Mr Brendan Hegarty, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Mr Kevin O'Gara, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council
Mr Jonathan Glendinning, Fermanagh & Omagh District Council


Public from 9:58 AM (14 mins)
Off Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill - Departmental Briefing


Public from 10:12 AM (29 mins)
Off Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill - Mid Ulster Council
Mr Anthony Tohill, Mid Ulster Council
Cllr Cáthal Mallaghan, Mid Ulster Council
Mr Adrian McCreesh, Mid Ulster Council
Cllr Kenny Reid, Mid Ulster Council


Suspension from 10:41 AM (12 mins)

Public from 10:53 AM (42 mins)
Off Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill - Departmental Briefing
Mr Terry Deehan, DRD
Mr Gerry Anketell MBE, DRD
Mr David Millar, DRD


Public from 11:35 AM (2 mins)
EU Matters


Public from 11:37 AM (4 mins)
SL1: The Roads (Speed Limit) (No 4) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014 278 The Penalty Charges (Additional Contraventions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014 279 The Penalty Charges (Prescribed Devices) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Committee Business



Room 2910:02 AM
Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 10:02 AM (6 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 10:08 AM (104 mins)
Ministerial Briefing - 2015 -16 Budget
Dr S Farry, Minister for Employment and Learning
Mr Derek Baker, DEL
Ms Heather Cousins, DEL
Mr Stephen McMurray, DEL


Public from 11:52 AM (32 mins)
Departmental Briefing - New Further Education Strategy
Mr Daryl Young, DEL
Mrs Margaret McKenna, DEL


Public from 12:24 PM (42 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Update on Graduating to Success and Access to Success
Ms Heather Cousins, DEL
Ms Sian McCleave, DEL
Mr Kieran Mannion, DEL
Mr Tim Devine, DEL


Public from 1:06 PM (18 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Steps 2 Success
Mr Brendan McCann, DEL
Mr Colin Woods, DEL
Mrs Angela Whiteside, DEL


Public from 1:24 PM (1 mins)
Draft Report - Legislative Consent Motion Pension Schemes Bill


Public from 1:25 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:05 AM
Committee for Education

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


Public from 10:16 AM (64 mins)
Inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education - Non Departmental Briefing- ICT Dissolving Boundaries
Professor Roger Austin, University of Ulster
Mr Antoin Moran, Ballyhacket Primary School
Ms Alison McConnell, Carrs Glen Primary School


Public from 11:20 AM (69 mins)
Inquiry into Shared and Integrated Education - Non Departmental Briefing- Centre for Shared Education- QUB
Professor Joanne Hughes, Queen's University Belfast
Professor Tony Gallagher, Queen's University Belfast
Dr Gavin Duffy, Centre for Shared Education
Professor Miles Hewstone, University of Oxford


Public from 12:29 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business



Room 3010:05 AM
Committee for Finance and Personnel

Public from 10:05 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 10:10 AM (32 mins)
Budget - Draft Budget 2015-16: Assembly Research Briefing on Strategic Financial Issues


Public from 10:42 AM (18 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 11:00 AM (90 mins)
Budget - Draft Budget 2015-16: Ministerial Briefing
Mr S Hamilton, Minister of Finance and Personnel
Mr Mike Brennan, DFP


Public from 12:30 PM (25 mins)
Budget - Draft Budget 2015-16: Departmental Spending Plan - Briefing from DFP
Ms Brigitte Worth, DFP
Ms Preeta Miller, DFP


Public from 12:55 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Room 1061:30 PM
Committee on Standards and Privileges

Closed from 1:30 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 1:33 PM (20 mins)
Committee Report


Closed from 1:53 PM (32 mins)
Review of the Code of Conduct
Mr Douglas Bain, Northern Ireland Assembly


Closed from 2:25 PM (2 mins)
Petition

Application for an All-Party Group


Closed from 2:27 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber2:03 PM
Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Closed from 2:03 PM (72 mins)
Committee Business

Review of Departmental approach to Budget 2015/2016 - Consideration of Evidence to Date

Budget Process: RaISe briefing


Public from 3:15 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 3:17 PM (100 mins)
Draft Budget: 2015/2016
Mr Richard Pengelly, DHSSPS
Ms Julie Thompson, DHSSPS


Public from 4:57 PM (113 mins)
Food Hygiene Rating Bill - RaISe briefing

Food Hygiene Rating Bill - Briefing by the Food Standards Agency
Mr Michael Jackson, Food Standards Agency NI
Ms Kathryn Baker, Food Standards Agency NI

Food Hygiene Rating Bill - Proposals for Handling the Committee Stage


Public from 6:50 PM (3 mins)
SR 2014/267 The Health and Social Care (Disciplinary Procedures) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 6:53 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business



Room 212:06 PM
Committee for Justice

Closed from 2:06 PM (40 mins)
Members Professional Development - Budget Scrutiny Preparation Workshop - Budget Scrutiny Preparation Workshop


Public from 2:46 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:48 PM (32 mins)
The Justice Bill - Department of Justice Proposed Additional Amendments

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill - Draft Committee Amendment to Clause 30

LCM Modern Slavery Bill - Consideration of Draft Committee Report

SR 2014/265 The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Records) (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1: The Insolvency (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2014

Youth Justice - Changes to Custodial Arrangements for Children

Implementation of EU Regulation 1215/2012 on Jurisdiction and the Recognition and Enforcement of Judgements in Civil and Commercial Matters

Draft Judicial Pensions Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 - Transitional and Consequential Amendments to Primary Legislation

Legal Aid Reform - Civil Legal Aid Remuneration Proposals for Family Cases

Consultation on Proposal to Extend the Powers of the Criminal Cases Review Commission


Public from 3:20 PM (53 mins)
Department of Justice 2015/16 Draft Budget
Mr Glyn Capper, DOJ
Mr Billy Irvine, DOJ


Public from 4:13 PM (70 mins)
The Justice Bill - Proposed amendment by Mr Jim Wells MLA oral evidence from Amnesty International
Ms Grainne Teggart, Amnesty International UK


Public from 5:23 PM (61 mins)
The Justice Bill - Proposed amendment by Mr Jim Wells MLA oral evidence from CARE, Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland and Christian Medical Fellowship
Mr David Smyth, Evangelical Alliance Northern Ireland
Ms Philippa Taylor, Christian Medical Fellowship
Mr Mark Baillie, CARE NI


Public from 6:24 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business



Room 302:10 PM
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Public from 2:10 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:25 PM (37 mins)
Equality - Briefing by Joseph Rowntree Foundation on Economic Mobility of Ethnic Minority Communities in Northern Ireland
Ms Helen Barnard, Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Ms Jenny Irwin, RSM McClure Watters
Dr Ruth McAreavey, Queen's University Belfast


Public from 3:02 PM (29 mins)
Programme for Government - Briefing by Departmental officials on the Programme for Government and Quarterly Update
Dr Mark Browne, OFMDFM
Mr Tony Canavan, OFMDFM
Dr Paul Geddis, OFMDFM


Public from 3:31 PM (34 mins)
Budget - Draft Budget 2015-16
Dr Mark Browne, OFMDFM
Ms Sinead McCartan, OFMDFM
Mr Stephen Boyd, OFMDFM


Public from 4:05 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Room 292:22 PM
Public Accounts Committee

Public from 2:22 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 2:24 PM (57 mins)
Inquiry into Primary Care Prescribing - Preparation session
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mrs Clare Dornan, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Sean McKay, Northern Ireland Audit Office


Closed from 3:21 PM (9 mins)
Northern Ireland Audit Office Corporate Plan - Briefing on NIAO Draft Corporate Plan 2015-16 to 2017-18
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office


Closed from 3:30 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business


Thursday
27/11/2014
The Spectrum Centre, 333 Shankill Road, Belfast10:00 AM
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

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


Public from 10:05 AM (45 mins)
Inquiry into Inclusion in the Arts of Working Class Communities - Audiences NI
Ms Margaret Henry, Audiences NI
Ms Eileen Mullan, Audiences NI


Public from 10:50 AM (35 mins)
Briefing from Disability Sport NI
Mr Kevin O'Neill, Disability Sport NI
Ms Angela Hendra MBE, Disability Sport NI
Ms Jan Dinsdale, Disability Sport NI


Public from 11:25 AM (35 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 12:00 PM (30 mins)
Budget Scrutiny



Room 2910:07 AM
Committee for Social Development

Public from 10:07 AM (7 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 10:14 AM (42 mins)
Social Housing Reform Programme
Mr Jim Wilkinson, DSD
Mr Paul Price, DSD
Mr Shane Clements, DSD


Public from 10:56 AM (20 mins)
Developer Contributions for Affordable Housing
Mr Stephen Martin, DSD
Mr John McCord, DSD
Ms Heather McKinley, DSD


Public from 11:16 AM (2 mins)
SL1 - The Occupational Pensions Revaluation Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:18 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 11:20 AM (37 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 - Review of Evidence



Senate Chamber10:08 AM
Committee for the Environment

Public from 10:08 AM (28 mins)
Committee Business

Consultations

Synopsis of Responses to Consultation on Complying with the 3rd Driving Licence Directive

Synopsis of Responses to Consultation on the draft Local Government (Standing Orders) Regulations

SL1 - The Smoke Control Areas (Exempted Fireplaces) (Amendment No 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1 - The Planning (2011 Act) (Commencement No. 2) Order (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Planning (General Development Procedure) Order (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Planning (Development Management) Regulations (NI) 2015

SL1 - The Planning General Regulations (NI) 2015


Public from 10:36 AM (93 mins)
Budget 2015/16
Mr Leo O'Reilly, DoE
Mr Anthony Carlton, DoE
Ms Siobhan Lynn, DoE


Public from 12:09 PM (61 mins)
Briefing by NIIRTA on Planning and Local Government
Mr Glyn Roberts, Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association
Mr Des Stephens, Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association
Mr Andy Stephens, Northern Ireland Independent Retail Trade Association


Public from 1:10 PM (3 mins)
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Informal clause by clause


Public from 1:13 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



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