Marshalled List of Amendments

 8 November 2012

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 98/11-15 – 12 November 2012 

Motion: Funding for Boxing

That this Assembly notes the recent announcement by the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure in relation to funding for boxing; acknowledges the boxing strategy being developed by Belfast City Council, in conjunction with Sport NI, and the club development plan being produced by the Ulster Provincial Boxing Council; recognises that there is a need to develop boxing in working class Protestant areas; and calls on the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to ensure that the funding is allocated equitably across communities to fill identifiable gaps in provision for the sport, in keeping with her Department's section 75 responsibilities.

[Ms M McIlveen]
[Mr P Weir]
[Mr S Douglas]
[Mr W Humphrey]

 

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

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

‘with concern the findings of Sandy Row Amateur Boxing Club’s (SRABC) recent report; further notes the recent announcement by the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure in relation to funding for boxing; acknowledges the boxing strategy being developed by Belfast City Council, in conjunction with Sport NI, and the club development plan being produced by the Ulster Provincial Boxing Council, but regrets the Council’s failure to address the issue of sectarianism highlighted in the report by SRABC; recognises that there is a need to develop boxing in working class Protestant areas; calls for a Northern Ireland Amateur Boxing Association to be established in order to afford  boxers from Northern Ireland the opportunity to compete for the UK at international level; and further calls on the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to ensure that the funding is allocated equitably across communities to fill identifiable gaps in provision for the sport, in keeping with her Department's section 75 responsibilities.

[Mr J Allister]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘develop boxing’ and insert:

‘; and calls on the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to ensure that the funding is allocated on the basis of need to fill identifiable gaps in provision for the sport, in keeping with her Department’s section 75 responsibilities and to ensure that all clubs uphold the highest standards of Good Relations and the Equality Standards in sport.’

[Mr D Bradley]
[Mrs K McKevitt]

Motion: Construction Industry

That this Assembly recognises the current plight of the construction industry; and calls on the Executive to prioritise the proposed maintenance and capital spending plans of each Department, to stimulate the local economy and support jobs within the construction industry.

[Mr P McGlone]
[Mr J Byrne]
[Dr A McDonnell]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Department,’ and insert:

‘to encourage and facilitate more investment in public private infrastructure projects during this Assembly mandate, and to lobby Her Majesty’s Treasury for a reduced rate of VAT for the repair, maintenance and improvement of existing dwellings to stimulate the local economy and support jobs within the construction industry.’

[Mrs S Overend]
[Mr M Nesbitt]

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