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Business Diary

Monday 10 February 2020 - Friday 14 February 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 10 February 2020
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
5:05 PMRoom 106Business Committee

Closed from 5:05 PM (27 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 12 February 2020
VISITInvest NICommittee for the Economy
9:59 AMRoom 30Committee for Education

Public from 9:59 AM (8 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:07 AM (93 mins)
Department of Education, Department of Health, Education Authority and Public Health Agency - Mental Health and Well-being Framework - Oral Briefing
• Mrs Angela Kane, DE
• Ms Nicola Topping, Education Authority
• Mr Ricky Irwin, DE
• Mr Mark Lee, DoH

Public from 11:40 AM (56 mins)
Department of Education – Nutritional Standards Consultation - Oral Briefing
• Ms Margaret Rose McNaughton, DE
• Mrs Jill Fitzgerald, DE
• Ms Judith Hanvey, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust

Public from 12:36 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 12:45 PM (18 mins)
Briefing from Assembly Research & Information Service - Educational Attainment/Underachievement Issues
• Caroline Perry, Research Officer

Closed from 1:03 PM (4 mins)
Inquiry Terms of Reference and Forward Work Programme Options

Committee Business
10:07 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Infrastructure

Public from 10:07 AM (11 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:18 AM (49 mins)
Departmental Briefing – Brexit
• Ms Jackie Robinson, DfI
• Mr Jim Sutherland, DfI
• Mr Donald Starritt, DfI
• Mr Ciaran Crosbie, DfI

Public from 11:09 AM (50 mins)
Departmental Briefing – Road Safety Strategy
• Mr Alex Boyle, DfI
• Mrs Beverley Cowan, DfI
• Mr Donald Starritt, DfI
• Mrs Lynda Hurley, DfI

Public from 11:59 AM (54 mins)
Departmental Briefing – Transport Policy & Public Transport
• Ms Liz Loughran, DfI
• Mr Tom Reid, DfI

Public from 12:53 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:11 AMBoard Room, Invest NI, Bedford Square, BelfastCommittee for the Economy

Public from 10:11 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:13 AM (57 mins)
Invest NI Briefing - EU Exit Plans
• Mr Kevin Holland, Invest NI
• Mr Donal Durkan, Invest NI
• Mr David Roberts, Invest NI
• Ms Giulia Ni Dhulchaointigh, DfE

Public from 11:10 AM (40 mins)
Briefing from Tourism NI - EU Exit Plans
• Mr John McGrillen, Tourism NI
• Mr Victor Dukelow, DfE

Public from 11:50 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:00 PM (40 mins)
Examiner of Statutory Rules - First and second report of Session 2019/2020

Information requested from the Department

Public from 12:40 PM (36 mins)
Committee Business
2:02 PMRoom 21Committee on Procedures

Public from 2:02 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:05 PM (3 mins)
Research and Information Service (RaISe) - Introductory Briefing
• Mr Ray McCaffrey, Research Officer

Public from 2:08 PM (27 mins)
Reduction of Members on Committees - Briefing by RaISe
• Mr Ray McCaffrey, Research Officer

Public from 2:35 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business
2:07 PMRoom 29Committee for Finance

Public from 2:07 PM (4 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:11 PM (49 mins)
Oral Evidence - Overview and priorities for Strategic Policy and Reform Directorate
• Bill Pauley, DoF
• Tony Simpson, DoF

Public from 3:00 PM (67 mins)
Oral Evidence - Overview and priorities for Pensions Division
• Mrs Grace Nesbitt, DoF
• Margaret Coyle, DoF
• Colette Heaney, DoF
• Blathnaid Smyth, DoF

Suspension from 4:07 PM (8 mins)

Public from 4:15 PM (2 mins)
Private Members' Legislation: The Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Public from 4:17 PM (4 mins)
2019/2020 Spring Supplementary Estimates and Budget Bill (Northern Ireland)

Public from 4:21 PM (3 mins)
Department of Finance - First Day Brief

Public from 4:24 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
2:15 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Public from 2:15 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:18 PM (48 mins)
TBUC and Good Relations, Victims and Finance Division - Overview Briefing
• Dr Mark Browne, TEO
• Mr Andy Cole, TEO
• Mr Gareth Johnston, TEO
• Mr Peter Toogood, TEO

Public from 3:06 PM (39 mins)
Historical Institutional Abuse - Departmental Briefing
• Dr Mark Browne, TEO
• Mr Gareth Johnston, TEO
• Ms Alison Armstrong, TEO
• Ms Roberta Dalton, TEO

Public from 3:45 PM (34 mins)
Historical Institutional Abuse - Interim Advocate for Victims and Survivors Briefing
• Mr Brendan McAllister, HIA Interim Advocate for Victims and Survivors

Public from 4:19 PM (8 mins)
Functioning of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

Public from 4:27 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 13 February 2020
VISIT106 UNIVERSITY STREETPublic Accounts Committee
10:01 AMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Closed from 10:01 AM (62 mins)
Oral Evidence EU Issues - EU Affairs Manager
• Ms Shauna Mageean, EU Affairs Manager

Public from 11:03 AM (53 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 11:56 AM (44 mins)

Public from 12:40 PM (40 mins)
Oral Evidence from DAERA - Central Services and Contingency Planning Group
• Mr Brian Doherty, DAERA
• Mr Seán McGrade, DAERA
• Mr Roger Downey, DAERA

Oral Evidence from - Brexit & Environment Group
• Viviane Gravey, Brexit & Environment Group
• Mary Dobbs, Brexit & Environment Group

Public from 1:20 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business
10:04 AMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 10:04 AM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Ministerial briefing on Primary Legislation required for Continued Mitigation of the Social Sector Size Criteria
• Miss Deirdre Hargey, Minister for Communities
• Ms Deirdre Hargey, DfC
• Ms Anne McCleary, DfC
• Ms Tracy Meharg, DfC

Briefing by Departmental Deputy Secretaries
• Ms Louise Warde Hunter, DfC
• Mr Paul Price, DfC
• Mr Gerard Murray, DfC
• Mr Mark O'Donnell, DfC

Subordinate Legislation

SR 2019/32: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Code of Practice) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019
• Ms Siobhan Toland, Belfast City Council
• Ms Nora Largey, Belfast City Council
• Mr Kevin Bloomfield, Belfast City Council
• Mr David Grimley, DfC

SR 2019/39: C.3 The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Commencement and Transitional Provisions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/34: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/33: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Hazards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/31: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Living Accommodation Standard) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/38: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Notice of Application) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/37: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Space Standard) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2019/36: The Houses in Multiple Occupation (Specified Educational Establishments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

SR 2018/2: The Housing Benefit (Executive Determinations) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018
• Ms Una McConnell, DfC

SR 2019/174: The Local Government (Payments to Councillors) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019
• Mr Anthony Carleton, DfC
• Mr Jeff Glass, DfC
• Mr Ian Lewis, DfC
• Ms Eilish O'Neill, DfC
• Mr David Grimley, DfC

SR 2019/206: The Local Government Pension Scheme (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019
• Mr Anthony Carleton, DfC
• Ms Julie Broadway, DfC
• Ms Siobhan McKelvey, DfC

SR 2019/84: The Registered Rents (Increase) Order (Northern Ireland) 2019
• Ms Eilish O'Neill, DfC

Suspension from 10:09 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:12 AM (186 mins)
10:13 AMRoom 21Audit Committee

Closed from 10:13 AM (2 mins)
Committee Procedures and Administrative Arrangements

Public from 10:15 AM (19 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:34 AM (2 mins)
Declaration of Interests

Public from 10:36 AM (10 mins)
Functions of Audit Committee

Public from 10:46 AM (44 mins)
Northern Ireland Audit Office - Background Briefing on draft Budget Plan 2020-2021
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Ms Pamela McCreedy, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Rodney Allen, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Public from 11:30 AM (35 mins)
NIPSO - Background briefing on draft Budget Plan 2020-2021
• Mr Paul McFadden, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman
• Mr John McGinnity, Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman

Public from 12:05 PM (3 mins)
Next Steps in 20/21 Budget Process

Public from 12:08 PM (2 mins)
Draft Induction Plan and arrangements for Strategic Planning Meeting

Public from 12:10 PM (2 mins)
Potential topics for Committee Work Programme

Public from 12:12 PM (3 mins)
Committee Business
10:28 AMSenate ChamberCommittee for Health

Closed from 10:28 AM (31 mins)
RaISe briefing - Department of Health budget

Public from 10:59 AM (3 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 11:02 AM (88 mins)
Update from Chief Medical Officer regarding Coronavirus
• Prof. Sir Michael McBride, DoH
• Dr Gerry Waldron, Public Health Agency
• Dr Miriam McCarthy, Health and Social Care Board

Public from 12:30 PM (35 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Departmental budget
• Ms Neelia Lloyd, DoH
• Mr David Keenan, DoH
• Ms Brigitte Worth, DoH
• Ms Linda Carter, DoH

Public from 1:05 PM (2 mins)
SR 2019/42 The Provision of Health Services to Persons Not Ordinarily Resident (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019

Public from 1:07 PM (9 mins)
Committee Business
2:03 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 2:03 PM (6 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:09 PM (157 mins)
Overview Briefing on the PSNI Budget and key policing priorities/challenges - Briefing by Chief Constable, PSNI
• Mr Simon Byrne, PSNI
• Mr Mark Hamilton, PSNI
• Mr Mark McNaughten, PSNI

Public from 5:02 PM (68 mins)
Overview Briefing on the Northern Ireland Prison Service
• Mr Ronnie Armour, DoJ
• Mr Austin Treacy, DoJ
• Mr Brendan Giffen, Northern Ireland Prison Service
• Mr Steven McCourt, DoJ

Examiner of Statutory Rules - Second Report of Session 2019-2020

Public from 6:10 PM (8 mins)
Committee Business

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