Marshalled List of Amendments

10 September 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item :  Order Paper 154/11-15 – 10 September 2013 

Motion: Promotion of Equality and Reconciliation

That this Assembly notes with grave concern the violence and disorder over the summer months; deplores the activities of all those who engaged in acts of violence against local communities, elected representatives, and the PSNI; affirms the commitment of all elected representatives to promote a culture of tolerance and reconciliation and to act in a way which promotes mutual respect rather than division; and to work constructively to find long term and sustainable solutions to contentious political issues in the best interests of the communities we serve.

[Mr G Kelly]
[Ms C Ní Chuilín]
[Mr A Maskey]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Insert after ‘PSNI;’:

‘condemns those who damaged community relations by engaging in commemorations glorifying the acts of terrorists;’

[Mr R Newton]
[Mr T Buchanan]

Motion: Compensation Policy

That this Assembly rejects the shift in compensation policy that led to a substantial award following the death of a Real IRA member at the hands of the same organisation; recognises that the change in policy is a significant break from past practice and inconsistent with previous treatment of victims of terrorism and crime; and calls upon the Minister of Justice to intervene immediately to prevent this payment.

[Mrs A Foster]
[Mr P Givan]
[Mr J Craig]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Justice’ and insert:

‘to launch a review of compensation policy and reverse this unnecessary, unwanted and offensive policy change.’

[Mrs A Foster]
[Mr P Givan]
[Mr J Craig]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Insert after ‘crime;’:

‘notes with regret the grave offence which has been caused to many, including and most notably those innocent victims of terrorism, by this award; 

[Mr T Elliott]
[Mr R Hussey]

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