details.aspx Business Diary for Monday 22 February 2016 - Friday 26 February 2016

Business Diary

Monday 22 February 2016 - Friday 26 February 2016

* 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 22 February 2016
12:00 PMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
12:43 PMRoom 21Committee for Infrastructure

Public from 12:43 PM (24 mins)
Committee Business

S.R The Former Route C646 Killyliss Road, Dungannon (Abandonment) 2016

S.R The Green Road Conlig (Abandonment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016(5)

S.R College Street, Belfast (Stopping-Up) 2016

S.R The Disabled Persons (Badges for Motor Vehicles) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - Footways (Prohibition of Waiting) (Heather Drive, Newtownabbey) Order 2016

SL1 - The Road Races (Craigantlet Hill Climb) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Road Races (Croft Hill Climb) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 - The Road Races (Garron Point Hill Climb) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Forward Work Programme

SL1 The River Road, Dunmurry (Abandonment) Order (NI) 2016 - SL1

The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Dungannon) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 - SL1

The Urban Clearway Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 - SL1

The Road Races (Eagles Rock Hill Climb) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 - SL1

The Road Races (Cookstown 100) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 - SL1

The Road Races (Cairncastle Hill Climb) Order (NI) 2016 - SL1

The Parking Places (Disabled Persons' Vehicles) Order (NI) 2016 - SL1
Tuesday 23 February 2016
10:12 AMRoom 29Committee for the Economy

Public from 10:12 AM (13 mins)
Committee Business

Written Briefing from Assembly Research: Issues raised by Bell & Company on Cerberus

Public from 10:25 AM (9 mins)
Oral Briefing from Invest NI: Update on Invest NI Programmes and Grade A Office Accommodation
• Mr Jeremy Fitch, Invest NI
• Ms Sharon Keenan, Invest NI
• Mr William McGuinness, Invest NI

Suspension from 10:34 AM (22 mins)

Public from 10:56 AM (93 mins)
Oral Briefing from Invest NI: Update on Invest NI Programmes and Grade A Office Accommodation

Oral Briefing from DETI: Innovation Strategy
• Mr Ciaran McGarrity, DfE
• Mr Diarmuid McLean, DfE
• Mr Thomas Byrne, Department for Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Public from 12:29 PM (4 mins)
Written Briefing from Committee Specialist Advisor: Analysis and mapping of the sub-regional performance of the Northern Ireland economy

Written Briefing from DETI: Northern Ireland Economic Strategy: Year 3 Annual Monitoring Report

Public from 12:33 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business
10:30 AMAssembly ChamberPlenary Session
12:00 PMSenate ChamberCommittee for the Environment

Closed from 12:00 PM (5 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 12:05 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 12:15 PM (45 mins)
Better management and control of bonfires - Departmental briefing
• Mr Chris Mills, DoE
• Mr Tim Irwin, DoE

Public from 1:00 PM (45 mins)
Issues arising from the spread of Japanese Knotweed - Departmental briefing
• Mr Ken Bradley, DoE
• Mr Mark Wright, Northern Ireland Environment Agency
• Mr Declan Looney, Northern Ireland Environment Agency

Public from 1:45 PM (30 mins)
Committee Business
1:10 PMRoom 106Business Committee

Closed from 1:10 PM (11 mins)
Committee Business
1:38 PMRoom 30Committee for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Public from 1:38 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 1:45 PM (40 mins)
Oral Brief NISRA - Rural Deprivation Measures
• Dr Tracy Power, DoF
• Mr Brian Green, DoF

Public from 2:25 PM (18 mins)
Oral Brief RaISE - RDP Outturn 2007-2013
• Mr Mark Allen, Research Officer

Suspension from 2:43 PM (52 mins)

Public from 3:35 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 3:37 PM (22 mins)
Oral Brief DARD - RDP Outturn 2007-2013
• Mrs Colette McMaster, DAERA
• Mrs Lorraine Lynas, DAERA
• Mr Richard Leeman, DAERA

Public from 3:59 PM (2 mins)
Written Brief DARD - The Zoonoses (Fees) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 4:01 PM (1 mins)
Written Brief DARD - The Registration of Fish Buyers and Sellers and Designation of Fish Auction Sites (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2016

Public from 4:02 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
2:15 PMRoom 29Committee on Standards and Privileges

Informal from 2:15 PM (4 mins)
Report from the Assembly Commissioner for Standards on a Complaint against a Member

Closed from 2:19 PM (29 mins)
Report from the Assembly Commissioner for Standards on a Complaint against a Member

Closed from 2:48 PM (2 mins)
Correspondence from the Northern Ireland Assembly Commissioner for Standards on a complaint against a Member

Closed from 2:50 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 2:51 PM (7 mins)
Committee Business
5:02 PMRoom 29Committee on Procedures

Closed from 5:02 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Closed from 5:04 PM (35 mins)
Fresh Start Agreement - provision in Standing Orders
• Mr Jonathan McMillen, Legal Advisor

Public from 5:39 PM (1 mins)
Standing Orders for Hybrid Bills

Public from 5:40 PM (2 mins)
Standing Orders - Code of Conduct

Public from 5:42 PM (2 mins)
Public Services Ombudsman Bill

Public from 5:44 PM (1 mins)
Time allowed for answers to supplementary Oral Questions

Public from 5:45 PM (1 mins)
Forward Work Programme

Public from 5:46 PM (1 mins)
Correspondence

Public from 5:47 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Wednesday 24 February 2016
VISITNorth and West Belfast Protect Life Implementation GroupCommittee for Health
VISITCARROWREAGH ROAD SuDS; GREEN ROAD SuDS; COLLEGE PARK AVENUE SuDSCommittee for Infrastructure
10:18 AMRoom 30Committee for Finance

Public from 10:18 AM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:20 AM (30 mins)
DFP Business Plan - DFP Performance against Business Plan Objectives - Briefing from DFP (TBC)
• Mr David Sterling, DoF
• Ms Brigitte Worth, DoF
• Ms Seanin Ferguson, DoF

Public from 10:50 AM (22 mins)
Reform of Defamation Law in Northern Ireland - Briefing from DFP
• Ms Laura McPolin, DoF
• Ms Claire Archbold, DoF

Closed from 11:12 AM (31 mins)
Sale of National Asset Management Agency assets in Northern Ireland - Consideration of draft Progress Report

Public from 11:43 AM (3 mins)
SL1 The Whole of Government Accounts (Designation of Bodies) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1 The Superannuation (Certification Officer for Northern Ireland) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016
• Mr Peter Philip, DoF

SL1 The Public Service Pensions (Certification Officer for Northern Ireland) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

SR 2016/26 The Rates (Small Business Hereditament Relief) (Amendment) Regulation (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 11:46 AM (4 mins)
Northern Ireland (Stormont Agreement and Implementation Plan) Bill

Public from 11:50 AM (10 mins)
Committee Business
10:19 AMRoom 29Committee for Employment and Learning

Public from 10:19 AM (1 mins)
Committee Business

SR 2016-037 The Employment Rights (Increase of Limits) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 10:20 AM (14 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Frequency of Student Support Payments
• Mr Alan Russell, DEL
• Mr Jonathan O'Callaghan, DEL

Public from 10:34 AM (15 mins)
Departmental Briefing - Part-Time and Postgraduate Student Finance
• Mr Alan Russell, DEL
• Mr Jonathan O'Callaghan, DEL

Public from 10:49 AM (7 mins)
Committee Business
2:05 PMRoom 30Committee for The Executive Office

Public from 2:05 PM (10 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:15 PM (66 mins)
Children and Young People - Briefing by the Commissioner for Children and Young People
• Ms Koulla Yiasouma, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People
• Ms Mairead McCafferty, Northern Ireland Commissioner for Children and Young People

Public from 3:21 PM (29 mins)
Children And Young People - Briefing by Departmental officials on the Executive's imput to the UK Government’s response to the ‘List of Issues’
• Ms Margaret Rose McNaughton, DE
• Mrs June Wilkinson, DE
• Ms Christine Smith, TEO

Public from 3:50 PM (1 mins)
Legacy Report - Consideration of draft Legacy Report 2011-2016

Public from 3:51 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
2:20 PMRoom 29Public Accounts Committee

Public from 2:20 PM (5 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:25 PM (3 mins)
Inquiry into DRD: The Effectiveness of Public Transport in Northern Ireland - Memorandum of Reply update
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 2:28 PM (3 mins)
Inquiry into Invest to Save funding in Northern Ireland - Correspondence
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 2:31 PM (7 mins)
Inquiry into The Governance of Land and Property in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Correspondence
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Denver Lynn, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Roger McCance, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Stephen Smith, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 2:38 PM (54 mins)
Inquiry into The Governance of Land and Property in the Northern Ireland Housing Executive - Consideration of Draft Report
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Denver Lynn, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Roger McCance, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Stephen Smith, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 3:32 PM (7 mins)
Inquiry into Department of Education: Sustainability of Schools - Consideration of Draft Press Release
• Mr Kieran Donnelly, Northern Ireland Audit Office
• Mr Richard Emerson, Northern Ireland Audit Office

Closed from 3:39 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
Thursday 25 February 2016
VISITFOLD HousingCommittee for Communities
VISITMobuoy RoadCommittee for the Environment
10:01 AMRoom 29Committee for Communities

Public from 10:01 AM (8 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 10:09 AM (27 mins)
Budget - 2016/17 Budget Departmental Briefing
• Mr Ian Snowden, DfC
• Ms Deborah Brown, DfC
• Ms Joyce Bill, DfC

Public from 10:36 AM (78 mins)
Work of Housing Associations - Housing Associations/ NIFHA Joint Briefing
• Mr Cameron Watt, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
• Dr Jennifer Donald, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
• Ms Geraldine Gilpin, Abbeyfield & Wesley Housing Association
• Mr Anthony Kerr, Newington Housing Association

Public from 11:54 AM (28 mins)
Rent Policy - NIFHA Briefing
• Mr Cameron Watt, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
• Dr Jennifer Donald, Northern Ireland Federation of Housing Associations
• Mr Jonathan Boggs, Clanmil Housing Association

Public from 12:22 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Automatic Enrolment (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 12:23 PM (1 mins)
SL1 Proposals for The Occupational Pension Schemes (Charges and Governance) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 12:24 PM (1 mins)
SL1 The Housing Benefit and State Pension Credit (Temporary Absence) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Public from 12:25 PM (1 mins)
Committee Business
10:10 AMRoom 30Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

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

Public from 10:12 AM (51 mins)
Briefing from Libraries NI - Transfer of Functions
• Ms Irene Knox, Libraries NI
• Ms Helen Osborn, Libraries NI
• Mr Terry Heron, Libraries NI

Public from 11:03 AM (6 mins)
Inquiry into issues around Emergency Exiting Plans, including their impact on stadium capacity, for the redeveloped Casement Park Stadium

Public from 11:09 AM (44 mins)
Committee Business
2:05 PMRoom 30Committee for Justice

Public from 2:05 PM (2 mins)
Committee Business

Public from 2:07 PM (178 mins)
PSNI Budget and Funding Issues
• Chief Constable George Hamilton, Police Service of Northern Ireland
• Mr Drew Harris, Police Service of Northern Ireland
• Mr Mark McNaughten, Police Service of Northern Ireland

Oral Evidence from Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland on its Summary Report of the Follow-Up Inspection of Maghaberry Prison in January 2016
• Mr Brendan McGuigan, Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland
• Dr Ian Cameron, Criminal Justice Inspection Northern Ireland

Oral Evidence from the NI Prison Service on Issues Relating to Maghaberry Prison including the Erne House Fire Report and the CJINI Summary Report of the Follow-Up Inspection in January 2016
• Ms Sue McAllister, Northern Ireland Prison Service
• Mr Stephen Davis, Northern Ireland Prison Service
• Mr Brian McCaughey, Northern Ireland Prison Service
• Mr Phil Wragg, Northern Ireland Prison Service

Public from 5:05 PM (20 mins)
Draft SR: The Civil Legal Services (Scope) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Draft SR: The Violent Offences Prevention Order (Notification Requirements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

SL1: The Magistrates Courts (Violent Offences Prevention Orders) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2016

Committee Consideration of Innovative Approaches in the Criminal Justice System - Draft Motion

Legal Aid Reform - Review of the Use of Expert Witnesses - Results of the Consultation and Proposed Way Forward

Up-date on the Proposed Joint Department of Justice/Law Society Small Claims Court Mediation Pilot Project

Northern Ireland County Court Rules Committee Consultation on Review of Scale Costs and Recent Practice and Procedural Changes in the County Court

Public from 5:25 PM (92 mins)
Committee Business

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