Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2011/2012

Date: Wednesday, 07 December 2011

Venue: Enterprise Rail Service

10.31am  The meeting commenced in public session

1. Apologies

As above 

2. Chairperson’s Business

The Chairperson apprised Members of the informal meetings with Northern Ireland Water and the Utility Regulator

3. Draft Minutes

Agreed: The Committee agreed the minutes of the meeting of 30th November 2011.

The Committee noted Mr Copeland’s apologies for the visit to the audio visual on public transport pilot project.

4. Correspondence

Members noted correspondence received.

Agreed: The Committee noted a proposal from Mr Beggs and agreed to write to the Department seeking further information on how the standards of dual carriageways are designated .

Agreed: The Committee noted a proposal from Mr Ó hOisín and agreed to write to the Department on the cost of delivery of the proposed scheme for the Trunk Roads T7, T17 And T22 (Londonderry To Dungiven) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 And The Private Accesses (A6 Londonderry To Dungiven) (Stopping-Up) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011.

5. Oral Briefing: Translink  – Development of the rail network

10.41am          The following officials joined the meeting:

Mal McGreevy – General Manager, Rail Services

Ciarán Rogan – Marketing Executive

The officials presented to Committee in respect of the above. Following the presentation, Members put questions.

11.03am  The officials left the meeting

6. Departmental Briefing: Development of the rail network

11.04am          The following official joined the meeting:

Barney McGahan – Deputy Secretary of Regional Planning and Transportation

The official presented to Committee in respect of the above. Following the presentation, Members put questions.

11.16am          Mrs Kelly and Mr Moutray entered the meeting

11.23am          The officials left the meeting

7. Any Other Business

Agreed: Members noted a proposal from Mr Dickson and agreed to request a briefing from the department to provide an update on winter service in January/February 2012 on a date to be arranged by the Committee office.

Agreed:           Members noted a proposal from the Chairperson and agreed that the next meeting of the Committee should be rescheduled from Wednesday 14th December 2011 to Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 11am in the Senate Chamber as neither the Chairperson nor deputy Chairperson will be available on 14th December 2011.

8. Date of the next meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be Tuesday 13th December 2011 at 11am in the Senate Chamber.

11.26am          The meeting was adjourned

Mr Jimmy Spratt MLA
Chairperson, Committee for Regional Development

13th December 2011

Find Your MLA

Locate your local MLA

Find MLA

News and Media Centre

Read press releases, watch live and archived video.

Find out more

Follow the Assembly

Keep up to date with what's happening at the Assembly.

Find out more

Subscribe

Enter your email address to keep up to date

Sign up