Business Diary

Monday 05 July 2021 - Friday 09 July 2021

* 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 05 July 2021
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Tuesday 06 July 2021
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
Wednesday 07 July 2021
9:25 AMStarleaf (Room 29), Virtual Meeting, Committee for Education

Public from 9:25 AM (11 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 9:36 AM (34 mins)
Integrated Education Bill

Public from 10:10 AM (78 mins)
Area Planning - Department of Education/Education Authority Oral Briefing
• Mrs Janis Scallon, DE
• Ms Michele Corkey, Education Authority
• Mr Michael McConkey, Education Authority
• Mr Gerry Campbell, Council for Catholic Maintained Schools
• Mrs Lorraine Finlay, DE

Committee Business

Public from 11:28 AM (47 mins)
CCEA - Pre-summer oral update briefing (Post-results service and response to Deloitte report)
• Mr Tommy O'Reilly, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Ms Margaret Farragher, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Ms Amanda Swann, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Mr Michael McAuley, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Committee Business
10:07 AMRoom 30Committee for the Economy

Closed from 10:07 AM (64 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Update on current issues
• Mr Paul Grocott, DfE
• Ms Brenda Burke, DfE
• Mr Tommy O’Reilly, DfE
• Mr Dave Vincent, Strategic Investment Board

Committee for the Economy - ‘High Street Stimulus’ Voucher Scheme and ‘10X Economy’ Micro Inquiry Special Report

Public from 11:11 AM (19 mins)
Committee Business

Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill

LCM - Subsidy Control Bill

SL1 - The Education (Student Fees (Amounts), Loan Repayment and Support etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Public from 11:30 AM (54 mins)
Committee Business
12:46 PMRoom 29Audit Committee

Public from 12:46 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:50 PM (9 mins)
NI Assembly Commission budget: Consideration of thresholds on Committee input to in-year adjustments

Public from 12:59 PM (24 mins)
Review of the governance and accountability arrangements for the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) and the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO) - Audit Scotland - Oral evidence
• Professor Alan Alexander, Audit Scotland

Public from 1:23 PM (30 mins)
Review of the governance and accountability arrangements for the Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) and the Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman (NIPSO) - NIAO - Oral evidence
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Rodney Allen, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Martin Pitt, Northern Ireland Audit Office Board

Public from 1:53 PM (1 mins)
Scrutiny Schedule

Committee Business
2:02 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Public from 2:02 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:06 PM (9 mins)
Committee’s Draft Report on an independent Fiscal Council for Northern Ireland

Public from 2:15 PM (4 mins)
Oral Briefing - SR 2021 No. 185 The Business Tenancies (Coronavirus) (Restriction on Forfeiture Relevant Period) (Northern Ireland) (No. 2) Regulations 2021

Written Briefing - SR 2021 127 The Official Statistics (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021

Public from 2:19 PM (46 mins)
Oral Evidence - Department of Finance – June Monitoring Outturn
• Joanne McBurney, DoF
• Jeff McGuinness, DoF
• Anne Scott, DoF

Public from 3:05 PM (73 mins)
Oral Briefing - Financial Services Union – Banking Issues
• Sharon McAuley, Financial Services Union
• John O'Connoll, Financial Services Union
• Brian McDowell, Financial Services Union

Public from 4:18 PM (25 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 08 July 2021
VISITVirtual VisitCommittee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs
9:02 AMStarleaf, Virtual Meeting, Committee for Health

Public from 9:02 AM (58 mins)
Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill - Briefing from Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women
• Ms Louiza Chalal, Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women

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

Public from 10:05 AM (100 mins)
Ministerial Briefing
• Mr Robin Swann, Minister of Health
• Prof. Sir Michael McBride, DoH

Public from 11:45 AM (60 mins)
Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill - Briefing from Trust Chief Executives
• Dr Cathy Jack, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
• Ms Jennifer Welsh, Northern Health and Social Care Trust
• Mr Shane Devlin, Southern Health and Social Care Trust
• Ms Roisin Coulter, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Public from 12:45 PM (10 mins)
Draft SR The Food and Feed Hygiene and Safety (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Public from 12:55 PM (5 mins)
SR 2021/172 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Amendment No. 7) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Public from 1:00 PM (15 mins)
SL1 The Misuse of Drugs (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021
• Mr Canice Ward, DoH
• Ms Isobel Riddell, DoH

Public from 1:15 PM (15 mins)
SL1 The Misuse of Drugs (Designation) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021
• Mr Canice Ward, DoH
• Ms Isobel Riddell, DoH

Public from 1:30 PM (10 mins)
Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill

Public from 1:40 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:00 AMRoom 29Committee for Communities

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

Charities Bill

Public from 10:15 AM (1 mins)
SR 2021/188 The Child Support Maintenance Calculation (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2021

Public from 10:16 AM (1 mins)
SR 2021/190 The Housing (Notifications of Disposals and Mortgages) Regulations (NI) 2021

Public from 10:17 AM (13 mins)
SL1 Occupational and Personal Pension Schemes (Conditions for Transfers) Regulations (NI) 2021

SL1 Occupational Pension Schemes (Administration Investment Charges and Governance) (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2021

SL1 Occupational Pensions Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) (Miscellaneous Provision and Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2021

SL1 Occupational Pensions Schemes (Climate Change Governance and Reporting) Regulations (NI) 2021

SL1 Pensions Regulator (Information Gathering Powers and Modification) Regulations (NI) 2021

SL1 The Pensions Regulator (Employer Resources Test) Regulations (NI) 2021

Committee Business
10:02 AMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Public from 10:02 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:04 AM (4 mins)
Written Briefing DAERA - SR 2021/182 The Waste (Fees and Charges)(Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Written Briefing DAERA - SR 2021/186 The Agricultural Commodities (Coronavirus)(Income Support) Scheme No.2 (Northern Ireland) 2021

Written Briefing DAERA - SR 2021/187 The Agricultural (2017 North West Area) Flooding (Income Support) Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2021

Written Briefing DAERA - SR 2021/196 The Agriculture (Student fees) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Public from 10:08 AM (4 mins)
Written Briefing from DAERA - Statutory Instrument - The Common Organisation of the Markets in Agricultural Products (Transitional Arrangements) (Amendment) Regulations 2021 [AG/042]

Public from 10:12 AM (23 mins)
Written Briefing - Sea Fish Industry Challenges

Written Briefing - Common Frameworks

Written Briefing DAERA - Draft NIEA Business Plan 2021-22

Closed from 10:35 AM (45 mins)
Written Briefing - Climate Change Bill
• Ms Barbara Love, Assembly Clerk

Public from 11:20 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 11:23 AM (99 mins)
Oral Evidence from DAERA - Consultation on Eradication of Bovine TB
• Mr Neal Gartland, DAERA
• Mr Michael Hatch, DAERA
• Mr Michael Oliver, DAERA
• Mr Seamus Murray, DAERA
• Mr Raymond Kirke, DAERA

Written Briefing - Committee Consideration of draft report - Withdrawal of DAERA and Local Authority staff from Ports
2:02 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 2:02 PM (20 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:22 PM (133 mins)
Review of Hate Crime Legislation in Northern Ireland - Report Findings and Recommendations
• His Honour Judge Desmond Marrinan, Review of Hate Crime NI
• Mr Noel Marsden, Review of Hate Crime NI

Proposals for the Development of a Joint Secure Care and Justice Campus for Children on the Woodlands-Lakewood Site, the DoJ Response to the NIAO Report on Managing Children Who Offend and other justice issues relevant to Children and Young People
• Ms Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People
• Ms Fiona Cole, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People

Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking Victims) Bill - Proposals for Committee Stage

AccessNI Annual Performance and Activity Report – 2020-21 and Publication of Updated Statutory Guidance for Chief Officers of Police

Public from 4:35 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business
2:06 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Public from 2:06 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:12 PM (2 mins)
Ministerial Direction - Revised Ministerial Direction - DfC: Recognition Payment for Supporting People and Homelessness Sector Frontline Staff
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 2:15 PM (120 mins)
Inquiry into Sports Sustainability Fund - Evidence Session
• Ms Tracy Meharg, DfC
• Ms Antoinette McKeown, Sport NI
• Mr Tony Murphy, DfC
• Mr George Lucas, Sport NI
• Mr Ian Weir, Sport NI
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Stuart Stevenson, DoF

Closed from 4:15 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into Sports Sustainability Fund - Discussion with NI Audit Office
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Catherine O'Hagan, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Rachael Curlett, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 4:30 PM (10 mins)
Inquiry into Generating Electricity from Renewable Energy - Report
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 4:46 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
Friday 09 July 2021
1:56 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for The Executive Office

Public from 1:56 PM (64 mins)
Committee Business

UK Exit from EU - Briefing on the current and future workings of the Protocol on Ireland/ Northern Ireland
• The Rt Hon Lord David Frost CMG, Cabinet Office
• Ms Rebecca Ellis, Cabinet Office

Public from 3:01 PM (16 mins)
Committee Business

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