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Monday 20 October 2014 - Friday 24 October 2014

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DayVenueTimePlenary/Committee
Monday
20/10/2014
Assembly Chamber12:00 PM
Plenary Session

Tuesday
21/10/2014
Room 3010:00 AM
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

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


Public from 10:10 AM (80 mins)
Briefing from Ulster Orchestra
Professor Sir George Bain, Ulster Orchestra; Mr Trevor Green, Ulster Orchestra; Ms Veronica Morris, Ulster Orchestra; Ms Auveen Sands, Ulster Orchestra


Public from 11:37 AM (53 mins)
Briefing from NW200
Mr Gerard McAuley, North West 200; Mr Mervyn Whyte, North West 200


Public from 12:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

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


Public from 10:05 AM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing from Invest NI: Life and Health Sciences Sector
Mrs Samana Hussain-Brannigan, Invest NI; Mr Sam Kinghan, Invest NI; Ms Grainne McVeigh, Invest NI


Public from 11:05 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 11:15 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (Consequential Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:20 AM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: DETI Research Agenda Update


Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: Implementation of EU Directive (2013/11) on Alternative Dispute Resolution for Consumer Disputes and Regulation No 524/2013 on Online Dispute Resolution


Public from 11:30 AM (5 mins)
Northern Ireland Economic Strategy - Year 2 Monitoring Report


Public from 11:35 AM (10 mins)
Written Briefing from DETI: Research and Development Inquiry Report Recommendations


Public from 11:45 AM (5 mins)
Executive Response to Going for Growth


Public from 11:50 AM (5 mins)
Innovation Strategy for Northern Ireland (2014-2025)


Public from 11:55 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 12:00 PM (60 mins)
Electricity Policy Review



Assembly Chamber10:30 AM
Plenary Session


Room 2911:36 AM
Committee for Justice

Public from 11:36 AM (4 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 11:40 AM (20 mins)
Evidence Session with the Minister of Justice on the allegations made in the BBC Spotlight programme broadcast on 14 October 2014 regarding potential interference in the justice process
Mr D Ford, Minister of Justice ; Ms Karen Pearson, DOJ


Public from 12:00 PM (25 mins)
Consideration of advice on the options available to the Committee to conduct an Inquiry on the matter


Public from 12:25 PM (20 mins)
Committee Business



Room 10612:37 PM
Business Committee

Closed from 12:37 PM (80 mins)
Committee Business



Room 2112:53 PM
Chairpersons' Liaison Group

Closed from 12:53 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business


Closed from 12:55 PM (9 mins)
Members Professional Development


Closed from 1:04 PM (13 mins)
EU Scrutiny - update


Closed from 1:17 PM (8 mins)
Budgets


Closed from 1:25 PM (21 mins)
Evidence Under Oath


Closed from 1:46 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business



Room 291:00 PM
Committee on Procedures

Closed from 1:06 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 1:07 PM (3 mins)
Standing Order 71 - Oath


Public from 1:10 PM (9 mins)
Inquiry into the extent to which Standing Orders should permit the Attorney General to participate in proceedings of the Assembly


Public from 1:19 PM (1 mins)
Review of Topical Questions


Public from 1:20 PM (4 mins)
Review of Public Petitions Procedures


Public from 1:24 PM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme


Public from 1:25 PM (1 mins)
Correspondence



Room 301:30 PM
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development

Public from 1:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 1:40 PM (45 mins)
Oral Briefing Rural Support: Anti-poverty and Social Inclusion
Mr Sam Campbell, Rural Support; Mr Jude McCann, Rural Support; Ms Marion McCracken, Rural Support


Public from 2:25 PM (60 mins)
Oral Briefing Rivers Agency: Reservoirs Bill Financial Assistance Scheme & Consideration Stage
Mr Kieran Brazier, DARD; Mr David Porter, DARD


Public from 3:25 PM (20 mins)
Oral Briefing RaISe - Scotland Visit


Public from 3:45 PM (5 mins)
SL1 The Seeds (Miscellanous amendments) Regulations NI 2014


Public from 3:50 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business


Wednesday
22/10/2014
NFU Scotland; Quality Meat Scotland; The Roslin InstituteVISIT
Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development


Parkanaur CollegeVISIT
Committee for Employment and Learning


Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for Education

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


Public from 10:10 AM (50 mins)
NI Teachers Pension Scheme - Departmental Briefing
Mr Ian Gallagher, DE; Mr Seamus Gallagher, DE; Mrs La'verne Montgomery, DE


Public from 11:00 AM (60 mins)
School Workforce Review - School Redundancy - Departmental Briefing
Mrs La'verne Montgomery, DE; Mr Kieron Moore, DE; Mr Gavin Patrick, DE; Ms Geraldine Quinn, DE


Public from 12:00 PM (60 mins)
Revised Capital Works Protocol - Departmental Briefing
Ms Anne Conaty, DE; Mr Stephen Creagh, DE; Mr Philip Irwin, DE


Public from 1:00 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business



Parkanaur College, 57 PARKANAUR ROAD, DUNGANNON10:00 AM
Committee for Employment and Learning

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


Public from 10:10 AM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into post Special Educational Need Provision in education, employment and training for those with Learning Disabilities - Briefing from Parkanuar College
Mrs Mary Canavan, Parkanaur College; Mr Eamon Connolly, Parkanaur College; Ms Katherine Corey, Seashell Trust; Mr Wilfred Mitchell OBE, Parkanaur College; Mr Tom O'Sullivan, Parkanaur College


Public from 10:55 AM (45 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Economic Inactivity
Ms Yvonne Croskery, DEL; Mr Philip Rodgers, DEL


Public from 11:40 AM (45 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Review of Youth Training
Mr Michael Armstrong, DEL; Mr David Broadhurst, DEL; Ms Yvonne Croskery, DEL; Ms Carol Magill, DEL


Public from 12:25 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 3010:00 AM
Committee for Finance and Personnel

Public from 10:17 AM (8 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 10:25 AM (5 mins)
Welfare Reform - Terms of Reference for 'Validation Study of Welfare Reform Costs'


Public from 10:30 AM (50 mins)
Land Value Tax - Report on Land Value Tax - Briefing from the Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action - Centre for Economic Empowerment
Mr Ronan Lyons, Independent Consultant; Mr Seamus McAleavey, Northern Ireland Council for Voluntary Action; Mr Andy Wightman, Independent Consultant


Public from 11:20 AM (30 mins)
DFP Business Plan - Performance against Business Plan Targets - Strategic Policy Division - Briefing from DFP
Mr William Dickson, DFP; Mr Noel McNally, DFP; Mr Tony Simpson, DFP


Public from 11:50 AM (10 mins)
Draft Legal Complaints and Regulation Bill - Follow up Assembly Research Briefing


Public from 12:00 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business



Room 2110:00 AM
Committee for Regional Development

Public from 10:19 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 10:24 AM (39 mins)
NILGA Briefing: Unadopted Roads
Mr Richard Dale, Craigavon Borough Council; Ms Fiona Douglas, Northern Ireland Local Government Association; Mr Derek McCallan, Northern Ireland Local Government Association


Public from 11:03 AM (1 mins)
Departmental Briefing: Outcome Of Water Bill Consultation


Public from 11:04 AM (1 mins)
SL1: The Latt Road, Jerrettspass, Newry (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:05 AM (1 mins)
SL1: The Waiting Restrictions (Larne) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:06 AM (1 mins)
SR 2014/257: The A4 Sligo Road, Belcoo (Abandonment) Order (NOrthern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:07 AM (1 mins)
SR 2014/258: The Drumalla Park, Carnlough (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1 - The A21 Ballygowan Road, Saintfield (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland 2014

SL1 - The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Fivemiletown) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

SL1 - The Parking Places on Roads (Lurgan) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Closed from 11:08 AM (20 mins)
Committee Business



Room 292:00 PM
Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

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


Public from 2:10 PM (60 mins)
Future of Paediatric Congenital Cardiac Services - Departmental Briefing
Mr Jackie Johnston, DHSSPS; Mr Ryan Wilson, DHSSPS; Dr Paddy Woods, DHSSPS


Public from 3:10 PM (60 mins)
Review of Departmental approach to Budget 2015/2016 - Ministerial Briefing
Mr J Wells, Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety; Mr Richard Pengelly, DHSSPS; Ms Julie Thompson, DHSSPS


Public from 4:10 PM (30 mins)
Safeguarding Board for Northern Ireland: Thematic Review of Child Sexual Exploitation Cases


Public from 4:40 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 212:00 PM
Committee for Justice

Public from 2:00 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:05 PM (45 mins)
Update on Delivery of the Prison Reform Programme and the Management of Drugs Misuse in Northern Ireland Prisons
Mr Mark Adam, Northern Ireland Prison Service; Mr Paul Cawkwell, Northern Ireland Prison Service; Ms Sue McAllister, Northern Ireland Prison Service; Mr Brian McCaughey, Northern Ireland Prison Service


Public from 2:50 PM (5 mins)
Draft Statutory Rule The Justice (Northern Ireland) Act 2002 (Amendment of section 46 (1)) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 2:55 PM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Civil Legal Services (Costs) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 and The Civil Legal Services (Cost Protection) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015


Public from 3:00 PM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Attorney General for Northern Ireland's Human Rights Guidance for the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service in relation to Support for Victims and Witnesses


Public from 3:05 PM (5 mins)
Legal Aid Reform - Consultation on the Use of Expert Witnesses Appearing in the Courts in Northern Ireland


Public from 3:10 PM (10 mins)
Consultation on the Police Pensions (Transitional and Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 3:20 PM (10 mins)
Prostitution in Northern Ireland Research Report Commissioned by the Department of Justice


Public from 3:30 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business



Room 302:00 PM
Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

Closed from 2:01 PM (20 mins)
Proposal to Update Legislation to Reform The Office of the Northern Ireland Ombudsman - Committee consideration of draft Bill


Public from 2:21 PM (8 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:29 PM (36 mins)
Social Investment Fund - Briefing by Departmental officials on the Social Investment Fund
Mr Ricky Irwin, OFMDFM; Mrs Orla McStravick, OFMDFM


Public from 3:05 PM (35 mins)
Programme for Cohesion, Sharing and Integration - Briefing by Departmental officials on Together: Building a United Community
Miss Donna Blaney, OFMDFM; Mrs Linsey Farrell, OFMDFM


Public from 3:40 PM (22 mins)
Inquiry into Building a United Community - Committee consideration of Inquiry plan


Public from 4:02 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber2:00 PM
Public Accounts Committee

Public from 2:00 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business


Public from 2:15 PM (135 mins)
Inquiry into Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service Trust Statement 2012 - 2013 - Evidence session
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office; Ms Jacqui Durkin, Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Service; Mr Mark Hamilton, Police Service of Northern Ireland; Mr David A Lavery CB, DOJ; Mr Jack Layberry, DFP; Mr Nick Perry, DOJ


Closed from 4:30 PM (30 mins)
Inquiry into Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunals Service Trust Statement 2012 - 2013 - Discussion on evidence session with NIAO officials
Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office; Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office; Mr Barry Mitchell, Northern Ireland Audit Office; Ms Suzanne Walsh, Northern Ireland Audit Office


Closed from 5:00 PM (15 mins)
Inquiry into The Future Impact of Borrowing and Private Finance Commitments and Belfast Metropolitan College's Titanic Quarter PPP Project - Correspondence


Closed from 5:15 PM (15 mins)
Committee Business


Thursday
23/10/2014
MIDDLETON BUILDING, 10 HIGH STREET, BELFAST10:00 AM
Committee for Social Development

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


Public from 10:05 AM (45 mins)
Improving Benefit Uptake - Briefing by SSA
Mr Brian Doherty, Social Security Agency; Ms Mairead Duddy, Social Security Agency


Public from 10:50 AM (30 mins)
Review of Social Housing Allocations Policy - Departmental Briefing
Dr Heloise Brown, DSD; Mr Paul Price, DSD


Public from 11:20 AM (5 mins)
The Social Security (Miscellaneous Amendments No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:25 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business



Senate Chamber10:00 AM
Committee for the Environment

Public from 10:00 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business - Apologies, Chairperson's Business, Draft Minutes and Matters Arising


Public from 10:10 AM (5 mins)
Consultations


Public from 10:15 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on legislation to introduce fixed penalties for enforcement of byelaws protecting MCZs and Marine Sites


Public from 10:20 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on proposals to introduce a scheme of Continuous Insurance Enforcement (CIE)


Public from 10:25 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on the SWMI in the North Western, North Eastern and Neagh Bann River Basin Districts


Public from 10:30 AM (5 mins)
Synopsis of Responses - Consultation on amending the Environmental Liability (Prevention and Remediation) Regulations (NI) 2009


Public from 10:35 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Producer Responsibility Obligations (Packaging Waste) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 10:40 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Road Vehicles Lighting (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014


Public from 10:45 AM (5 mins)
SL1 - The Taxi Operators Licensing (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2014


Public from 10:50 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/238 The Taxis (2008 Act) (Commencement No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 10:55 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/239 The Taxi Drivers Licences Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:00 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/249 The Smoke Control Areas (Authorised Fuels) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:05 AM (5 mins)
SR 2014/253 The Waste Management Licensing (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


Public from 11:10 AM (45 mins)
The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Briefing by Driving Instructors National Association Council
Mr Tom Burns, Driving Instructors National Association Council


Public from 11:55 AM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Windwatch NI
Professor Alun Evans, Wind Watch; Dr Dan Kane, Wind Watch; Mr Owen McMullan, Wind Watch; Mr Pat Swords, Wind Watch


Public from 12:40 PM (45 mins)
Committee Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group
Ms Meabh Cormacain, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group; Mr Michael Gordon, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group; Mr Patrick McClughan, Northern Ireland Renewables Industry Group


Public from 1:25 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business - Correspondence, Forward Work Programme, Any Other Business, Date, Time and Place of Next Meeting



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