Marshalled List of Amendments

17 May 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4: Order Paper 139/11-15 21 May 2013

Motion: Announcement on a Shared Future

That this Assembly notes that the development of a shared future and building a strong economy are inextricably linked; further notes the statement from the First Minister and deputy First Minister entitled Together: Building a United Community; calls for the individual projects announced to be subject to public consultation, where appropriate; and stresses the importance of the Executive developing a comprehensive shared future strategy which includes a clear vision, action plan, targets, budgeting and delivery mechanisms, and which addresses issues such as integrated education, mixed housing, shared space, the regulation of the flying of flags, parades and dealing with the past.

[Mr C Lyttle]
[Mr T Lunn]
[Mr S Dickson]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed:  Leave out all after ‘Community;’ and insert:

‘and that the good relations strategy was subject to full consultation; urges all relevant parties to fully and constructively participate in the All-Party Group to find solutions on the issues of parades and protests, flags, emblems and symbols and the past; welcomes the statement from the First Minister and deputy First Minister that all relevant departments will be invited to participate in the detailed project design stage; and calls on all Executive Ministers to ensure their departments fully and constructively participate, where relevant, in this process.’

[Mr S Moutray]
[Mr J Spratt]
[Mr G Robinson]

Amendment 2

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘Community;’ and insert:

‘expresses concern at the lack of consultation with other parties, the absence of detail and uncertainty over costing; calls for the individual projects announced to be subject to public consultation, where appropriate; and stresses the importance of the Executive developing a comprehensive shared future strategy which includes a clear vision, action plan, targets, budgeting and delivery mechanisms, and which addresses issues such as a single education system by introducing a statutory promotion and facilitation of shared education and learning from existing integrated education techniques as a means of achieving that, mixed housing, shared space, the regulation of the flying of flags, parades, dealing with the past and reconciliation.’

[Mr M Nesbitt]
[Mr D Kinahan]

Motion: Fall in Farm Incomes

That this Assembly notes the recent publication of the Statistical Review of Northern Ireland Agriculture 2012 and Farm Incomes in Northern Ireland 2011/12; expresses significant concern about the collapse in the Total Income From Farming (TIFF) which fell by 50.6 per cent, 52.2 per cent in real terms, to £143 million compared to £290 million in 2011; notes that farmers have experienced an exceptionally difficult 12 months, due to a multitude of aggravating circumstances; and therefore calls upon the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to detail the actions she has taken to alleviate the pressures which are faced by farmers and their families which are within her control.

[Mrs J Dobson]
[Mr R Swann]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Insert after ‘circumstances’:

‘, including restricted bank credit facilities’

[Mr J Byrne]
[Mr S Rogers]

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