Committee on Procedures

Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee on Procedures. This Committee has been established to consider and review on an ongoing basis the Standing Orders and procedures of the Assembly. The Committee Chairperson is Mr Gerry Kelly.

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The Committee on Procedures will hold its next meeting at 1.00pm on 21 October in Room 29, Parliament Buildings.

Forthcoming business will also be published in the Business Diary.

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Committee Clerk: Alison Ross

Room 33,Parliament Buildings,
Ballymiscaw,Stormont,
Belfast, BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1436
Email: committee.procedures@niassembly.gov.uk

Review of the Public Petitions Procedures

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee on Procedures is undertaking a Review of the Public Petitions Procedures in the Northern Ireland Assembly. The aim of the review is to examine the effectiveness of current procedures and to consider if a revised system of public petitions should be introduced to the Assembly.

Click here for further information. 

The closing date for submissions is Thursday 18 December 2014.

Review of Topical Questions

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee on Procedures is undertaking a Review of Topical Questions which were introduced as part of Question Time in September 2013.

Click here for more information and to find out how to submit evidence.

The closing date for submissions is Monday, 24 February 2014.

More Spontaneity for Assembly Question Time

The Assembly's Procedures Committee has recommended that Ministerial Question Time include time for topical and spontaneous questions to take place during the existing Oral Question Time. Listen to this interview with Gerry Kelly MLA, Chairperson of the Committee, regarding the proposed changes. Find out more...

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