Business Diary

Monday 26 January 2015 - Friday 30 January 2015

* 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 26 January 2015
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
12:02 PMRoom 30Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Public from 12:02 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:03 PM (11 mins)
SR 2014/293 The Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland (Membership, Procedure, Functions and Committee) (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Public from 12:14 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
12:30 PMRoom 21Audit Committee

Public from 12:30 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:35 PM (10 mins)
January Monitoring Round
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Janet Sides, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Brandon McMaster, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 12:45 PM (30 mins)
Provision for the NIAO in the 2015-16 Budget
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Janet Sides, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Brandon McMaster, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 1:15 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
Tuesday 27 January 2015
VISITCity Hotel DerryCommittee for Regional Development
10:05 AMRoom 21Assembly and Executive Review Committee

Public from 10:05 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Apologies, Draft Minutes and Matters Arising

Closed from 10:06 AM (73 mins)
Women in Politics and the Northern Ireland Assembly - Committee Consideration

Closed from 11:19 AM (6 mins)
Report on the operation of the provisions of parts 3&4 of the NI Act 1998

Closed from 11:25 AM (2 mins)
Stormont House Agreement

Public from 11:27 AM (2 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 11:29 AM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 11:30 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business - Any Other Business
10:06 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Public from 10:06 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:11 AM (62 mins)
Oral Briefing from B9 Energy: County Down Offshore Wind Farm
• Mr Michael Harper, B9 Energy Group

Public from 11:13 AM (12 mins)
Insolvency (Amendment) Bill

Public from 11:25 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 11:29 AM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from Consumer Council: Consumer Outlook Index

Written Briefing from Consumer Council: Banking Issues and Financial Inclusion

Public from 11:34 AM (1 mins)
Consultation: Proposals for New COMAH Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 to Implement the Seveso III Directive (2012/18/EU) on the Control of Major-Accident Hazards Involving Dangerous Substances

Public from 11:35 AM (2 mins)
EU Matters - Issue 01/2015

Public from 11:37 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
12:32 PMRoom 106Business Committee

Closed from 12:32 PM (14 mins)
Committee Business
12:49 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Justice

Public from 12:49 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:50 PM (57 mins)
Report of the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland
• Mrs Kathleen Marshall, Inquiry into Child Sexual Exploitation in Northern Ireland
• Mr Derek Williamson, Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland

Public from 1:47 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
12:50 PMRoom 29Chairpersons' Liaison Group

Closed from 12:50 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 12:53 PM (7 mins)
Budgets 2015-16

Closed from 1:00 PM (8 mins)
Corporate project to cease printing Committee Reports

Closed from 1:08 PM (11 mins)
Broadcasting of committee meetings

Closed from 1:19 PM (8 mins)
Timescales for Interaction between Assembly Committees and Departments

Closed from 1:27 PM (13 mins)
Analysis of Committee Strategic Plans

Closed from 1:40 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
1:01 PMRoom 21Committee on Procedures

Closed from 1:01 PM (12 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 1:13 PM (1 mins)
Review of Topical Questions - Amendment to Standing Orders

Closed from 1:14 PM (3 mins)
Election of a Speaker during a Mandate

Public from 1:17 PM (7 mins)
Inquiry into the extent to which Standing Orders should permit the Attorney General to participate in proceedings of the Assembly

Public from 1:24 PM (4 mins)
Review of Public Petitions Procedures

Public from 1:28 PM (1 mins)
Review of Miscellaneous Standing Orders

Public from 1:29 PM (10 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 1:39 PM (1 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 1:40 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Public from 2:00 PM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing DARD Minister: DARD Budget 2015/16
• Mrs M O'Neill, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development
• Mr Noel Lavery, DARD
• Mr Gerry Lavery, DARD
• Mr David Small, DARD

Public from 3:03 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:05 PM (4 mins)
Written Briefing – SL1 Less Favoured Area Compensatory Allowances (LFACA) 2015

Public from 3:09 PM (36 mins)
Oral briefing DARD – Cross Compliance legislation
• Mr Andrew Elliott, DARD
• Dr Richard Crowe, DARD
• Mr David Gillespie, DARD
• Mr Ken laverty, DARD

Public from 3:45 PM (3 mins)
SR2014/295 The Seeds (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (NI) 2015

SR2014/299 The Foyle Area (Complimentary Angling Permit) (River Finn and River Foyle) Regulations (NI) 2015

Public from 3:48 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 28 January 2015
10:00 AMAlexander Suite, City Hotel Derry, QUEENS QUAY, LONDONDERRYCommittee for Regional Development

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

Public from 10:15 AM (45 mins)
Inquiry into the Coleraine to Londonderry Rail Track Phase Two Project: Translink
• Mr David Strahan, Translink
• Mr Philip O'Neill, Translink
• Mr Clive Bradberry, Translink
• Mr Ruairi Savage, Translink

Public from 11:00 AM (45 mins)
Inquiry into the Coleraine to Londonderry Rail Track Phase Two Project: DRD
• Mr John McGrath, DE
• Mr Ciaran Doran, DRD
• Mr Stephen McKillop, DRD

Public from 11:45 AM (15 mins)
EU Matters

SL1: The Loading Bays on Roads (Amendment No.2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1: Parking Places on Roads (Disabled Persons Vehicles) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1: The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Belfast) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2014/311: The A29 Armagh Road, Moy (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014/312: The Broadway, Larne (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SR 2014/314: The Templemore Avenue, Belfast (Footpath) (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

Committee Business
10:01 AMRoom 29Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 10:01 AM (7 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:08 AM (53 mins)
Briefing from the Confucius Institute at Ulster University on its work
• Professor Richard Barnett, University of Ulster
• Dr David Barr, University of Ulster
• Prof Jan Jedrzejewski, University of Ulster
• Mrs Yan Liu, University of Ulster

Public from 11:01 AM (13 mins)
Briefing from Assembly Research and Information Service - Employment of working age adults with a disability

Public from 11:14 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:05 AMPoint Boardroom, W5, Odyssey Pavilion, BelfastCommittee for Education

Closed from 10:05 AM (27 mins)
Inquiry into the Education and Training Inspectorate and School Improvement Process - Written Briefing

Public from 10:32 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:42 AM (80 mins)
Momentum Digital Strategy
• Mr Rob McConnell, Momentum
• Mr Michael Noble, Momentum
• Mr Tom Gray, Momentum
• Mr Barry Turley, Momentum

Public from 12:02 PM (25 mins)
Careers Review 2014
• Mr Brian Ambrose, George Best Belfast City Airport

Public from 12:27 PM (12 mins)
Committee Business
10:19 AMRoom 30Committee for Finance and Personnel

Public from 10:19 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:20 AM (80 mins)
Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland - Report on Measuring Wellbeing in Northern Ireland - Carnegie Roundtable Briefing
• Dr Peter Doran, Queen's University Belfast
• Mr John Woods, Queen's University Belfast
• Ms Aideen McGinley, Carnegie UK Trust
• Ms Theresa Donaldson, Lisburn and Castlereagh District Council

Public from 11:40 AM (51 mins)
Operation of the Barnett Formula - Review into the Operation of the Barnett Formula - Northern Ireland Centre for Economic Policy/Ulster University Economic Policy Centre
• Dr Graham Gudgin, Ulster University Economic Policy Centre

Public from 12:31 PM (1 mins)
Budget - Budget Bill & Spring Supplementary Estimates - DFP Written Briefing

Public from 12:32 PM (3 mins)
SL1 - The Valuation (Telecommunications, Natural Gas and Water) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Rates (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SL1 - The Rates (Social Sector Value) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 12:35 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
1:03 PMRoom 115Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 1:03 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:04 PM (40 mins)
Committee Inquiry into post Special Educational Need Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities
• Ms Kelly Arguelles, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Caroline Bogue, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mr Alan Clarke, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs Patricia Clarke, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs Adeline Esdale, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Margaret Field, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs Sonya Hall, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Elizabeth Hawthorne, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mr Bob Hopkin, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Joanna Ireland, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs Julie Jamieson, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Claire Knox, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Frances McClean, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs June McShane, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Cathy Mulholland, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Claire Smyton, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Sharon Ramsey, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Ms Shirelle Stewart, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mrs Annie Armson, Post 19 Lobby Group
• Mr Alan Blayney, Post 19 Lobby Group

Public from 1:44 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
1:59 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Public from 1:59 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:01 PM (129 mins)
Expert examination of HSC governance arrangements - Briefing from Sir Liam Donaldson and Departmental officials
• Sir Liam Donaldson, Newcastle University and Imperial College, London
• Mr Richard Pengelly, DHSSPS
• Dr Michael McBride, DHSSPS
• Ms Charlotte McArdle, DHSSPS

Public from 4:12 PM (2 mins)
Review of workforce planning in the context of Transforming Your Care

Public from 4:14 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

SL1 The Firefighters' Pension Scheme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015
2:01 PMRoom 21Committee for Justice

Public from 2:01 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:04 PM (99 mins)
Department of Justice 2015/16 Budget Proposals
• Mr D Ford, Minister of Justice
• Ms Lian Patterson, DOJ
• Mr Glyn Capper, DOJ

Public from 3:43 PM (42 mins)
Proposals for the Reconstitution of the Northern Ireland Policing Board
• Mr D Ford, Minister of Justice
• Mr Anthony Harbinson, DOJ
• Ms Rosemary Crawford, DOJ

Public from 4:25 PM (42 mins)
The Justice Bill - Proposed Amendment by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland - Oral Evidence from the Department of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
• Dr Paddy Woods, DHSSPS
• Mr Fergal Bradley, DHSSPS
• Mr David Best, DHSSPS

Public from 5:07 PM (18 mins)
SL1: Police Pension Regulations (Career Average Revalued Earnings)

SL1s: Proposed Human Rights Guidance for the Probation Board for Northern Ireland and Youth Justice Agency by the Attorney General for Northern Ireland

Proposed Consultation Proposals to Rationalise the Court Estate

Prison Review Oversight Group Summary Report - December 2014

Public from 5:25 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 29 January 2015
10:06 AMRoom 29Committee for Social Development

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

Public from 10:16 AM (22 mins)
Pensions Bill - Review of Evidence
• Mr Gerry McCann, DSD
• Mr Seamus Cassidy, DSD
• Ms Doreen Roy, DSD

Public from 10:38 AM (1 mins)
SL1 The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Public from 10:39 AM (6 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 10:45 AM (56 mins)
Legal Services Briefing

Closed from 11:41 AM (36 mins)
Consideration of Evidence Phase 3 Inquiry - Review of Evidence
10:10 AMRoom 30Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

Closed from 10:10 AM (5 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 10:15 AM (16 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:31 AM (39 mins)
Briefing by DCAL Community Festivals Fund
• Ms Angela McAllister, DCAL
• Ms Patricia McCann, DCAL

Public from 11:10 AM (10 mins)
Briefing by DCAL - Update on Casement Park Development
• Mr Rory Miskelly, DCAL

Public from 11:20 AM (34 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:22 PM (16 mins)
Presentation by Special Olympics Ulster
10:11 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for the Environment

Public from 10:11 AM (23 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:34 AM (7 mins)
Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Consideration of Final Report

Public from 10:41 AM (21 mins)
Consultations

Synopsis of Responses for Consultation on Ethical Standards Framework

Synopsis of Responses for Consultation on Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Compliance Fee Methodology

Synopsis of Responses to Consultation on the Proposed Scheme Governance and Draft Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - Departmental Briefing
• Ms Marie Cochrane, DoE
• Mr Patrick Smith, DoE

Public from 11:02 AM (23 mins)
SL1 - The Planning (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2015/14 The Food Waste Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

SR 2014/307 The Nitrates Action Programme Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - Departmental briefing
• Mr Eamon Campbell, DoE
• Ms Fiona Wilson, DoE

SR 2014/308 The Phosphorus (Use in Agriculture) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 - Departmental briefing
• Mr Eamon Campbell, DoE
• Ms Fiona Wilson, DoE

Public from 11:25 AM (46 mins)
Environmental Education in Northern Ireland
• Mr Alyn Jones, Education for Sustainable Development Forum
• Ms Catherine Gleave, Education for Sustainable Development Forum
• Mr Andy Griggs, Education for Sustainable Development Forum

Public from 12:11 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business

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