Order Paper

Reference: OP 178/11-15

Session: 2013/2014

Date: Tuesday, 10 December 2013 at 10:30 AM

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Executive Committee Business

Final Stage: Road Races (Amendment) Bill (NIA 29/11-15)

Minister for Regional Development

3. Question Time

3.1 Regional Development

3.2 Social Development

4. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Special Education       

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the importance of close collaboration between the health and the education sectors in addressing the needs of young people with special educational needs in a holistic manner; and calls on the Minister of Education and the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to ensure that the appropriate and effective mechanisms are in place for 0-6 year olds to provide early identification of needs, that multi-disciplinary approaches to addressing need are in place for all pupils with special needs, and that each child has a designated coordinator appointed as part of the statementing process to ensure that the delivery of these integrated services optimises the life chances of the pupils.

Mr M Storey
Miss M McIlveen
Mr J Craig
Mrs B Hale

Motion: Sexual Orientation Strategy

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes that a Sexual Orientation Strategy was subject to consultation in 2006; further notes that public commitments to publish a document by the end of 2013 were made by the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister in Together: Building a United Community; expresses its deep concern that this document does not appear to have progressed to date; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to publish a cross-departmental Sexual Orientation Strategy as a matter of priority.

Mr C Lyttle
Ms A Lo
Mr S Dickson

5. Adjournment

  • Ballymena Bus and Train Station

Mr D McKay

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