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 April 2020 - Friday 10 April 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 April 2020
10:06 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Communities

Public from 10:06 AM (12 mins)
Committee Business

Private Tenancies (Emergency Modifications) Bill 2020
• Ms Deirdre Hargey, Minister for Communities
• Mr David Polley, DfC
• Ms Eilish O'Neill, DfC

Public from 10:18 AM (62 mins)
Westminister Pension Schemes Bill Legislative Consent Motion

SL1 The Discretionary Support (Amendment) (Covid-19) Regulations (NI) 2020

SR 2020/44 The Discretionary Support (Amendment) (Covid-19) Regulations (NI) 2020

SL1 The Discretionary Support (Amendment No. 2) (COVID-19) Regulations (NI) 2020
• Ms Anne McCleary, DfC
• Mr David Tarr, DfC

SR 2020/27 The Social Security Revalulation of Earnings Factors (NI) Order 2020

SR 2020/28 The Pension Protection Fund and Occupational Pension Scheme (levy ceiling and compensation cap) Order (NI) 2020.

SR 2020/30 Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) (Amend) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/35 The Guaranteed Minimum Pensions Increase Order (NI) 2020

SR 2020/36 The Mesothelioma Lump Sum Payments (Conditions and Amounts) (Amendment) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/37 The Statutory Sick Pay (General) (Coronavirus Amendment) (No.2) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/40 The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order (NI) 2020

SR 2020/41 The Social Security Benefits Up-rating Regulations (NI) 2020

SR 2020/45 The Employment and Support Allowance and the Housing Benefit (Transitional Provisions) (Amendment) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/49 The Occupational Personal Pension Schemes (General Levy) (Revocation) Regs (NI) 2020

SR 2020/51 The Auto Enrolement (Earnings Trigger and Qualifying Earnings Band) (Order) 2020

Public from 11:20 AM (44 mins)
Committee Business
Tuesday 07 April 2020
2:30 PMAssembly ChamberAd Hoc Committee on the COVID-19 Response

Public from 2:30 PM (120 mins)
Chairperson's Business

Statement from First Minister & deputy First Minister
• Mr Colin McGrath, MLA
• Mrs Arlene Foster, First Minister
• Mrs Michelle O'Neill, deputy First Minister

Statement from DAERA Minister
• Mr Declan McAleer, MLA
• Mr Edwin Poots, Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
• Mr Norman Fulton, DAERA
Wednesday 08 April 2020
9:45 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Education

Public from 9:45 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 9:55 AM (95 mins)
Coronavirus Response - Department of Education - Update
• Mr Peter Weir, Minister of Education
• Mr Derek Baker, DE
• Mr John Smith, DE

Public from 11:30 AM (60 mins)
Committee Business
3:30 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Public from 3:30 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:32 PM (60 mins)
Reported Joint Order for Personal Protective Equipment between Department of Finance and Government of Republic of Ireland - Oral Evidence - Finance Minister and Permanent Secretary
• Mr Conor Murphy, Minister of Finance
• Ms Sue Gray, DoF

Public from 4:32 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 09 April 2020
10:00 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health

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

Public from 10:05 AM (140 mins)
COVID-19 Disease Response

Public from 12:25 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
2:30 PMAssembly ChamberAd Hoc Committee on the COVID-19 Response

Public from 2:30 PM (150 mins)
Chairperson's Business - Chairperson's Business

Statement from Education Minister - Statement from Education Minister

Statement from Communities Minister - Statement from Communities Minister

Date, Time, Location of Next Meeting - Date, Time, Location of Next Meeting

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