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.

Today's Business

Friday 03 July 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
Wednesday 29 January 2020
VISITDriver & Vehicle AgencyCommittee for Infrastructure
10:07 AMRoom 30Committee for Education

Public from 10:07 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:11 AM (93 mins)
Minister for Education
• Mr Peter Weir, Minister of Education
• Mr Derek Baker, DE

Public from 11:44 AM (98 mins)
Department of Education First Day briefing
• Mr Gary Fair, DE
• Ms Lianne Patterson, DE
• Mr John Smith, DE
• Mr Philip Irwin, DE

Public from 1:22 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business
10:08 AMRoom 29Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:08 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:10 AM (60 mins)
Departmental Briefing: Overview of Department - Skills and Education Group and Economic Strategy Group
• Mr Diarmuid McLean, DfE
• Ms Heather Cousins, DfE

Public from 11:10 AM (70 mins)
SRs re Student Finance (Subject to Negative Resolution)
• Mr Trevor Cooper, DfE
• Mr Jonathan O’Callaghan, DfE

SRs relation to Education (Subject to No Procedure)

SRs re Industrial Relations (Subject to Negative Resolution)
• Mr Colin Jack, DfE
• Ms Kellie Sprott, DfE
• Ms Dearbhla Redmond, DfE

SRs re Industrial Relations (Subject to No Procedure)

SR 2020/12: The Seafarers (Collective Redundancies, Information and Consultation and Insolvency Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

The Electricity and Gas (Internal Markets) Regulations 2020

January Monitoring Round

Annual Reports and Accounts

Committee Business

Public from 12:20 PM (29 mins)
Committee Business
10:34 AMRoom 21Committee on Standards and Privileges

Closed from 10:34 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 10:36 AM (4 mins)
Declaration of Interests

Closed from 10:40 AM (17 mins)
Committee Procedures

Closed from 10:57 AM (23 mins)
Ethical Standards System in NI Assembly

Closed from 11:20 AM (8 mins)
Role of Standards and Privileges Committee

Closed from 11:28 AM (6 mins)
Recruitment of the new Commissioner for Standards

Closed from 11:34 AM (4 mins)
Draft Committee Induction Plan and Arrangements for Specific Planning Meeting

Closed from 11:38 AM (1 mins)
Potential topics on forward work programme

Closed from 11:39 AM (3 mins)
All Party Groups

Closed from 11:42 AM (8 mins)

Closed from 11:50 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business
2:00 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Closed from 2:00 PM (24 mins)
Committee Business

Staff Contact Details

Committee Protocols

Public from 2:24 PM (10 mins)
Committee Membership

Committee Business

Guidance on Timescales for Interaction between Committees and Departments

Committee Procedures

Subordinate Legislation - Delegation of Technical Scrutiny to the Examiner of Statutory Rules

Legacy Report - Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister 2011-16

Public from 2:34 PM (41 mins)
The Executive Office First Day Brief - Oral Evidence Session
• Mr David Sterling, TEO

Public from 3:15 PM (4 mins)
Draft Forward Work Programme

Committee Business
2:02 PMSenate ChamberPublic Accounts Committee

Closed from 2:02 PM (32 mins)
Arrangements for Public Accounts Committee Meetings

Committee Protocols

Public from 2:34 PM (15 mins)
Staff Contact Details

Committee Membership

Declaration of Interests

Public Accounts Committee Procedures

Public Accounts Committee Legacy Report 2011-16

Committee Business

Public from 2:49 PM (33 mins)
Northern Ireland Audit Office - First Day Brief
• Mr Kieran Donnelly CB, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Pamela McCreedy, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Kyle Bingham, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 3:22 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business
2:03 PMRoom 21Committee on Procedures

Closed from 2:03 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business

Arrangements for Committee Meetings

Staff Contact Details

Outcomes of an Effective Committee

Committee Approach to Dealing with Correspondence

Committee Approach to Meeting Preparation and Witness Questioning

Protocol on Conduct and Courtesy at Committee Meetings

Committee Induction Plan and Arrangements for Strategic Planning

Public from 2:10 PM (20 mins)
Committee Membership

Declaration of Interests

Committee Procedures

2016 - 2017 Legacy Report

Public from 2:30 PM (9 mins)
Committee Business
2:07 PMRoom 29Committee for Finance

Public from 2:07 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:10 PM (85 mins)
Oral Evidence: Minister of Finance - Ministerial Priorities for the mandate
• Mr Conor Murphy, Minister of Finance
• Ms Sue Gray, DoF
• Ms Joanne McBurney, DoF

Suspension from 3:35 PM (10 mins)

Public from 3:45 PM (10 mins)
Oral Evidence: Pensions Subordinate Legislaton
• Mr Stephen Ball, DoF
• Ms Emma Cocks, DoF

SR 2017/29: The Public Service Pensions Revaluation (Prices) Order (Northern Ireland) 2017

SR 2017/30: The Public Service Pensions Revaluation (Earnings) Order (Northern Ireland) 2017

SR 2017/63: The Pensions Increase (Modification) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

SR 2018/62: The Public Service Pensions Revaluation Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

SR 2019/71: The Public Service Pensions Revaluation Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/60: The Public Service (Civil Servants and Others) Pensions (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2017/64: The Pensions Increase (Review) Order (Northern Ireland) 2017

SR 2018/63: The Pensions Increase (Review) Order (Northern Ireland) 2018

SR 2019/70: The Pensions Increase (Review) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme - Principal Civil Service Pension Scheme (Amendment) Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2019

Public from 3:55 PM (17 mins)
Research - Consideration of Research request regarding matters of conscience for Registrars in relation to Same Sex Marriage

Public from 4:12 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

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