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Today's Business

Saturday 19 September 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
TimeVenueCommittee
Wednesday 16 September 2020
9:34 AMRoom 29Committee for Education

Closed from 9:34 AM (49 mins)
Assembly Research – CCEA Grade Awarding Model – Oral Briefing
• Mr Robert Barry, Senior Statistician

Public from 10:23 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:24 AM (140 mins)
CCEA – Curriculum and Assessment 2021 – Oral Briefing
• Mr Justin Edwards, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Ms Margaret Farragher, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment
• Mr Trevor Carson, Council for the Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment

Closed from 12:44 PM (21 mins)
CCEA – Curriculum and Assessment 2021 – Oral Briefing

Public from 1:05 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
10:04 AMRoom 30Committee for the Economy

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

Public from 10:06 AM (100 mins)
Briefing from Economists - Economic Situation and Recovery briefing
• Mr Richard Ramsey, Expert Witness
• Mr Paul Mac Flynn, Expert Witness

Public from 11:46 AM (53 mins)
Briefing from Professor Katy Hayward - UK Internal Market Bill
• Prof Katy Hayward, Queen's University Belfast

Public from 12:39 PM (42 mins)
Briefing from Excluded NI – Impact of Covid-19 and access to support
• Mr Brian Donaldson, ExcludedNI

Public from 1:21 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:22 PM (1 mins)
Impact of Covid-19 on Higher Education Teaching, Access to Facilities and Fee’s

SL1 - Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act (Meetings Amendment) Regulation (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 1:23 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:05 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

Public from 10:05 AM (51 mins)
Committee Business

SL1 - The Planning Act 2011 (Review) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

SL1 - Amendments to the Carriage of Dangerous Goods and Use of Transportable Pressure Equipment Regulation (Northern Ireland) 2010

SL1 - The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

SL1 - The Llewellyn Drive, Lisburn (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020
• Mrs Deirdre Gallagher, DfI
• Mr Victor Clegg, DfI

SL1 - Support for the Taxi Industry

SL1 - The Coolshinney Park, Magherafelt (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

Subordinate Legislation - SRs - Not Subject to Assembly Proceedings

SR 2020-177 The Ormeau Road, Belfast (Footway) (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-180 The A29 New Road and B30 Newry Road, Silverbridge (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-181 The Whitla Street, Belfast (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-182 The Railway Avenue, Newry (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-183 The Back Street at Duncairn Gardens, Belfast (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-184 The Footpath to the rear of Albert Street, Quadrant Place and Cullingtree Road, Belfast (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-188 The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

SR 2020-190 Taxi Licensing (Amendment No. 2) (Coronavirus) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 10:56 AM (81 mins)
Briefing from Northern Ireland Water
• Ms Sara Venning, Northern Ireland Water
• Mr Ronan Larkin, Northern Ireland Water

Public from 12:17 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
12:33 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for Finance

Closed from 12:33 PM (19 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill - Briefing from the Senior Assistant Bill Clerk

Public from 12:52 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:55 PM (58 mins)
Oral Evidence - Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) – Departmental Evidence Session
• Mr Jeff McGuinness, DoF

Public from 1:53 PM (3 mins)
Public Accounts Committee’s Report on Excess Votes (Northern Ireland) 2016-17

Public from 1:56 PM (1 mins)
Written Evidence - Review of Financial Process - Department of Finance

Public from 1:58 PM (24 mins)
RaISe Oral Briefing - Personal Protective Equipment: ‘make and buy’ in Scotland
• Mr Colin Pidgeon, Research Officer

Public from 2:22 PM (1 mins)
The Civil Service Injury Benefits Scheme (Amendment) Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2020

Public from 2:23 PM (18 mins)
Committee Business
1:05 PMRoom 21Audit Committee

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

Closed from 1:06 PM (77 mins)
Assembly Legal Services - Briefing on Powers of the Audit Committee
• Ms Alice McKelvey, Legal Advisor

Public from 2:23 PM (17 mins)
Assembly Research Briefing - Topical issues inc. work of Comparative Committees

Public from 2:40 PM (30 mins)
Northern Ireland Assembly Commission - Briefing on budgetary implications of the Determination covering members' allowances.
• Mrs Lesley Hogg, Assembly Clerk
• Mr Richard Stewart, Director

Public from 3:10 PM (3 mins)
Budget 2021-22 in respect of the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission (NIAC), Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) and Northern Ireland Public Service Ombudsman (NIPSO).

Public from 3:13 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
2:01 PMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 2:01 PM (14 mins)
Committee Business
• Ms Anne McCleary, DfC
• Mr Gerry McCann, DfC

Public from 2:15 PM (85 mins)
Review of Personal Independence Payment
• Ms Marie Cavanagh, Children in Northern Ireland

Pension Schemes Bill - RaISe Briefing
• Ms Eleanor Murphy, Research Officer

SR 2020-192 The Private Tenancies (Coronavirus Modifications) Regulations (NI) 2020

Public from 3:40 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
3:18 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for The Executive Office

Public from 3:18 PM (78 mins)
Committee Business

Implementation of the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland (Article 2(1)) - Equality Commission for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission
• Dr Evelyn Collins CBE, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
• Ms Geraldine McGahey OBE, Equality Commission for Northern Ireland
• Dr David Russell, Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Public from 4:36 PM (8 mins)
Report on Informal Strategic Planning Meeting

Committee Business

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