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.

Latest Daily List Of Written Questions

Friday 29 May 2020


 
Note: [R] indicates a registered declaration of interest
Ref NoMemberQuestionAnswer By
AQW 4379/17-22 Ms Liz Kimmins
(SF - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure whether (i) the progression of the A1 safety improvements will be a priority for her Department; and (ii) funding will now be committed, following the conclusion of the public inquiry.

15/06/2020
AQW 4378/17-22 Ms Liz Kimmins
(SF - Newry and Armagh)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure whether she intends to invest in the Roads Recovery Fund to improve the quality of rural roads.

15/06/2020
AQW 4377/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) for a list of planning applications under the remit of her Department that have yet to be determined; and (ii) how long each application has been awaiting a decision.

15/06/2020
AQW 4376/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure to outline (i) when she intends to set the terms of review with regards to the implementation of the Planning Act (Northern Ireland) 2011; and (ii) a timescale for the publication of a report.

15/06/2020
AQW 4375/17-22 Mr Andrew Muir
(APNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Finance for an update on the establishment of a fiscal council, as outlined in New Decade, New Approach.

15/06/2020
AQW 4374/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister for Communities when AQW 3486/17-22 will be answered.

15/06/2020
AQW 4373/17-22 Miss Rachel Woods
(GPNI - North Down)
To ask the Minister of Education (i) whether he will ensure that qualifications awarded in educational institutions in Northern Ireland will retain legal recognition across the European Union after Brexit, and, equally, whether qualifications awarded across the European Union will continue to be legally recognised within Northern Ireland; and (ii) to detail what work his Department has undertaken on this issue to date.

15/06/2020
AQW 4372/17-22 Mr John Blair
(APNI - South Antrim)
To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister to outline (i) when the Strategic Investment Board last completed an analysis of residual waste infrastructure requirements; (ii) the timeframe which such a review covered; and (iii) whether the Strategic Investment Board has any plans to review these assessments in light of (a) the passage of time; and (ii) the advancement in recycling rates and relevant technology since any reports were authored.

15/06/2020
AQW 4371/17-22 Mr Colm Gildernew
(SF - Fermanagh and South Tyrone)
To ask the Minister of Health, given the known additional susceptibility to COVID-19, and the communication, language, cultural issues and potential additional difficulties in relation to isolation requirements, to detail the bespoke community engagement with less engaged communities, including foreign national, Traveller, and black and minority ethnic communities.

15/06/2020
AQW 4370/17-22 Ms Emma Rogan
(SF - South Down)
To ask the Minister for the Economy what support she intends to introduce for tourist organisations such as the St. Patricks Centre, Downpatrick, which have not been eligible for any of the COVID-19 support grants introduced due to them having an ineligible net asset value.

15/06/2020
AQW 4369/17-22 Mr Robin Newton
(DUP - East Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Communities, following the completion of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive (NIHE) Economic Appraisal, to confirm when home owners, tenants and traders will be informed on the future of the NIHE block of shops, flats and maisonettes in Knocknagoney Avenue.

15/06/2020
AQW 4368/17-22 Mr George Robinson MBE
(DUP - East Londonderry)
To ask the Minister for Communities to detail how the Northern Ireland Executive spent the additional Barnett Consequential funding for Northern Ireland as outlined in his response to AQW 4101/17-22.

15/06/2020
AQW 4367/17-22 Ms Carál Ní Chuilín
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, given the complaints from residents around drivers' speed in built-up residential areas, whether she plans to introduce traffic management measures in the (i) Torrens; (ii) Oldpark; and (iii) Rosapenna areas of North Belfast.

15/06/2020
AQW 4366/17-22 Mr Gerry Kelly
(SF - North Belfast)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure (i) whether modes of public transport are marked out for social distancing for passengers; and (ii) if so, when it was instituted; and (iii) how it is being enforced.

15/06/2020
AQW 4365/17-22 Mr Paul Frew
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health what plans are in place to address the growing backlog of cancer referrals and treatments; and what progress has been made to develop safe sites where all types of cancer treatments and diagnostic tests can be performed as safely as possible.

15/06/2020
AQW 4364/17-22 Mr Paul Frew
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health to provide clarity on the two key worker family limit on childminders; and when it will be lifted.

15/06/2020
AQW 4363/17-22 Mr Paul Frew
(DUP - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister of Health (i) what percentage of people who have died with COVID-19 also had diabetes; (ii) whether there is a direct correlation or vulnerability with diabetes sufferers; and (iii) what measures or advice can be put in place to protect people with diabetes.

15/06/2020
AQW 4362/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister, given the lack of definition of premises in Regulation 2 of The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 3) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020, to provide clarification as to whether drive-in church services can be held at premises other than the premises of the church organising the event. [Priority Written]

03/06/2020
AQW 4361/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in relation to hotels being allowed to take future bookings, whether this includes (i) self-catering establishments; (ii) bed and breakfast establishments; and (iii) all others offering services in the tourism sector.

15/06/2020
AQW 4360/17-22 Mr Jim Allister
(TUV - North Antrim)
To ask the Minister for Infrastructure, in light of small groups being able to meet outside, whether planning site meetings can resume for applicants seeking to make relevant onsite representations.

15/06/2020
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