3 October 2011

Marshalled List of Amendments
29 September 2011

Item 3: Order Paper 19/11-15 – 3 October 2011

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion: Public Procurement

That this Assembly recognises the importance of ensuring that public money spent on supplies, services and construction works represents value for money and results in investment in society and the environment: and calls on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to forward the recommendations in the previous Committee for Finance and Personnel’s report on its Inquiry into Public Procurement to the Executive for consideration.

[Ms J McCann]
[Mr M McLaughlin]
[Mr C Murphy]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Amendment 1:
Proposed: At end insert:

‘; and urges the revision of policy and practice on the use of social clauses in Government procurement, including the introduction of the social clause model developed by the Department for Social Development for housing and regeneration contracts.’

[Mr M Durkan]
[Mr D Bradley]

Private Members’ Business - Motions
Motion: Illegal Fuel and Smuggling and Laundering

That this Assembly notes with concern the statistics which reveal that only four custodial sentences have been handed down to people involved in fuel smuggling or laundering in the past ten years; further notes that the estimated annual cost of these practices to the Exchequer is in excess of £200 million; and calls on the Minister of Justice to ensure that the next Justice Bill incorporates tougher sentences and penalties to deal with illegal operators.

[Mr W Irwin]
[Lord Morrow]
[Mr P Weir]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Amendment 1:
Proposed: At end insert:

‘ ; and urges the Minister to examine opportunities for further cross-border and inter-agency cooperation to identify and prosecute a greater number of offenders.’

[Mr C Eastwood]
[Mr D Bradley]

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