Business Diary

Monday 15 June 2020 - Friday 19 June 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 15 June 2020
10:04 AMRoom 30Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:04 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:05 AM (43 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Monitoring Round
• Mr Colin Lewis, DfE
• Ms Sharon Hetherington, DfE

Public from 10:48 AM (6 mins)
Committee Business
Tuesday 16 June 2020
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
1:01 PMSenate ChamberBusiness Committee

Closed from 1:01 PM (21 mins)
Committee Business
1:01 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 1:01 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:02 PM (19 mins)
Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Further Proposals for Oral Evidence Sessions

Criminal Finances Act 2017 – Proposals to commence the Devolved Provisions relating to Northern Ireland

The Crime (Overseas Production Orders) Act 2019 – Commencement of the Devolved Provisions relating to Northern Ireland

UK-wide Regulations to Maintain Northern Ireland Alignment to the Making Available on the Market and Supervision of Explosives for Civil Use Directive 2014/28/EU

New Legal Framework for the Personal Injury Discount Rate - Proposed Consultation

June 2020 Monitoring Round

Public from 1:21 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 17 June 2020
9:06 AMRoom 29Committee for Education

Public from 9:06 AM (30 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 9:36 AM (86 mins)
2020-21 Budget Allocations / June Monitoring Round– Department of Education– oral briefing
• Mr Gary Fair, DE
• Ms Susan Anderson, DE

Public from 11:02 AM (59 mins)
Covid-19 Youth Issues – Northern Ireland Youth Forum - oral briefing
• Mr Chris Quinn, Northern Ireland Youth Forum
• Mr Adam Crothers, Northern Ireland Youth Forum
• Ms lauren McAreavey, Northern Ireland Youth Forum

Public from 12:01 PM (61 mins)
Youth Issues Funding and Covid Response – Education Authority – oral briefing
• Ms Arlene Kee, Education Authority
• Mr Michael Hogg, Education Authority

Public from 1:02 PM (13 mins)
Covid 19 Update – Written Briefing

Public from 1:15 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business
10:02 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

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

Public from 10:04 AM (101 mins)
Briefing from Mineral Products Association (Northern Ireland) - COVID-19 Response and Recovery
• Mr Simon McDowell, Mineral Products Association (Northern Ireland)
• Mr Gordon Best, Mineral Products Association (Northern Ireland)

Public from 11:45 AM (16 mins)
SR 2020-99 The Drumnagoon Road and Kernan Hill Road, Portadown (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-100 The Footpath at Mowhan Road and Bunker Hill, Markethill (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-101 The Kernan Road, Portadown (Footpath) (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-102 The Craigs Road, Carrickfergus (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

Committee Business
10:07 AMRoom 30Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:07 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:09 AM (100 mins)
Ministerial Briefing - Update on the Impact of Covid-19 and City Deals
• Mrs Diane Dodds, Minister for the Economy
• Mr Diarmuid McLean, DfE

Public from 11:49 AM (37 mins)
Briefing from Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment
• Mr Norman Sterritt, Northern Ireland Union of Supported Employment
• Mr David Babington, Action Mental Health
• Ms Margaret Kelly, Mencap
• Mr Stephen Mathews OBE, The Cedar Foundation

Public from 12:26 PM (18 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:44 PM (18 mins)
SR 2020/98 The Student Fees (Amounts) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 1:02 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
12:33 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Public from 12:33 PM (24 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:57 PM (78 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Oral Evidence from Strategic Policy and Reform Division
• Mr Bill Pauley, DoF
• Mr David Hughes, DoF

Public from 2:15 PM (19 mins)
In-Year Monitoring - June Monitoring Round: Department of Finance position - Oral Evidence from Finance Division
• Stewart Barnes, DoF
• Janis Marynowski, DoF

Public from 2:34 PM (3 mins)
SL1 - Census Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

SL1 - The Business Tenancies (Coronavirus) (Restriction on Forfeiture: Relevant Period) (Northern Ireland) Regulations 2020

Public from 2:37 PM (4 mins)
Written Briefing - NILGA and SOLACE Joint Written Submission - 'Councils - Key to Post Covid Social and Economic Recovery'

Public from 2:41 PM (1 mins)
Written Briefing - Consultation - Administration of Estates (Small Payments) Act 1967

Public from 2:42 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
2:06 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Public from 2:06 PM (89 mins)
Committee Business

Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Oral Evidence Session with the Bill Sponsor
• Mr Jim Allister, MLA

Public from 3:35 PM (15 mins)
June 2020 Monitoring Round - Departmental Written Briefing

S.R. 2020/50: The Historical Institutional Abuse Redress Board (Applications and Appeals) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2020

Committee Business

Closed from 3:50 PM (47 mins)
Brexit - Update from EU Affairs Manager
• Ms Shauna Mageean, AG5
2:11 PMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 2:11 PM (94 mins)
Committee Business

Immigration and Social Security Co-ordination Bill
• Ms Anne McCleary, DfC
• Mr Gerry McCann, DfC
• Ms Michelle Grills, DfC
• Mr Seamus Cassidy, DfC

Pension Schemes Bill - Departmental briefing
• Ms Anne McCleary, DfC
• Mr Gerry McCann, DfC
• Ms Doreen Roy, DfC

Supporting People Programme
• Mr Paul Price, DfC
• Ms Siobhan McCauley, Northern Ireland Housing Executive

SL1 Universal Credit (GB Reciprocal Arrangements) Regs (NI) 2020

Public from 3:45 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business
3:02 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Public from 3:02 PM (23 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 3:25 PM (45 mins)

Public from 4:10 PM (2 mins)
Memorandum of Reply Update - Inquiry into Managing Legal Aid

Closed from 4:12 PM (10 mins)
Inquiry into Major Capital Projects
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 4:22 PM (28 mins)
Committee Business
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office
Thursday 18 June 2020
10:03 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Justice

Public from 10:03 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:06 AM (171 mins)
Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Oral Evidence from Victim Support NI
• Ms Geraldine Hanna, Victim Support

Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Oral Evidence from NSPCC and Barnardo’s NI
• Mr Neil Anderson, NSPCC
• Ms Michele Janes, Barnardo's Northern Ireland

Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill - Oral Evidence from the Attorney General for Northern Ireland
• Mr John Larkin QC, The Office of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland

The Attorney General for Northern Ireland’s Draft Human Rights Guidance for the Public Prosecution Service and the Police Service of Northern Ireland - on the Application of Section 5 of the Criminal Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1967 to Victims of Serious Sexual Offences and those to whom they make disclosure - Oral Evidence Session from the Attorney General for Northern Ireland
• Mr John Larkin QC, The Office of the Attorney General for Northern Ireland

Public from 12:57 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:07 AMStarleaf (Senate Chamber), Virtual Meeting, Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Informal from 10:07 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Informal from 10:10 AM (38 mins)
UK Government Environment Bill - Consideration of the Draft LCM Report

Written Briefing DAERA - Science Strategy Framework

Written Briefing DAERA - Innovation Strategy

SL1 - The Waste (Fees and Charges) (Amendment) Regulations
10:30 AMRoom 30Committee for Health

Public from 10:30 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:35 AM (60 mins)
COVID-19 Disease Response - Briefing from Royal College of Nursing
• Ms Fiona Devlin, Royal College of Nursing
• Ms Pat Cullen, Royal College of Nursing
• Ms Rita Devlin, Royal College of Nursing

Public from 11:35 AM (60 mins)
Departmental Briefing - June Monitoring
• Ms Deborah McNeilly, DoH
• Ms Ciara Dolan, DoH
• Ms Brigitte Worth, DoH
• Ms Preeta Miller, DoH

Public from 12:35 PM (25 mins)
SR 2020/96 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No.5) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Mr Nigel McMahon, DoH

Public from 1:00 PM (40 mins)
SR 2020/78 The Children's Social Care (Coronavirus) (Temporary Modification of Children’s Social Care) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Ms Eilís McDaniel, DoH
• Mrs Julie Stephenson, DoH

Public from 1:40 PM (10 mins)
SR 2020/80 The Food Information (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Mrs Sharon Gilmore, Food Standards Agency NI

Public from 1:50 PM (92 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 29Ad Hoc Committee on a Bill of Rights

Public from 2:00 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:10 PM (60 mins)
Human Rights in Wales
• Professor Simon Hoffman, Hillary Rodham Clinton School of Law, Swansea University

Public from 3:10 PM (60 mins)
Human Rights in Scotland
• Professor Tobias Lock, Maynooth University

Public from 4:10 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

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