Marshalled List of Amendments - 24 September 2012

20 September 2012

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 6:  Order Paper 86/11-15 – 24 September 2012

Motion: Payment of Housing Benefit

That this Assembly calls on the Minister for Social Development to retain the direct payment of Housing Benefit to social landlords, following the anticipated introduction of Universal Credit, to avoid rent defaults and potential homelessness.

[Mr M Durkan]
[Mr P McGlone]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

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

‘to secure, with the Department for Work and Pensions, the IT functionality to allow the choice to make direct payment of Housing Benefit to both social and private landlords following the introduction of Universal Credit, thereby helping vulnerable people to avoid rent defaults and potential homelessness.’

[Ms P Bradley]
[Mr A Easton]
Ms P Brown]

Motion: Animal Cruelty

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to extend the sentences available for deliberate and severe animal cruelty to include longer periods of imprisonment to ensure that perpetrators receive a punishment that fits the crime.

[Mr G Robinson]
[Mr T Buchanan]
[Ms P Bradley]
[Mr J Wells]

The Speaker haas selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out ‘extend the’ and insert:

‘support the full use of the extended’

[Mr O McMullan]
[Mr C Hazzard]
[Mr D McAleer]

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