Press Releases 2011-2012

Synopsis Below you will find all press releases published by the Northern Ireland Assembly during the 2011-2012 session.

14/08/2012
Environment Committee Chair Comments on Recent Climate Change Survey
Reference: ENV 12/11/12
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08/08/2012
Committee Members Meet NI Transport Holding Company
Reference: CRD 08/11/12
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31/07/2012
Committee Chair Welcomes A5 Report
Reference: CRD 09/11/12
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16/07/2012
Committee Chair Clarifies Flood Meetings
Reference: CRD 16/07/12
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06/07/2012
Committee Calls Bank to Account on Systems Failure
Reference: ETI 09/11/12
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05/07/2012
Assembly Committee Shocked By Level Of Metal Theft In Northern Ireland
Reference: ENV 11/11/12
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04/07/2012
Establishment of the North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association
Reference: SO 24/11/12
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04/07/2012
Concerns Raised Over Former Military Sites
Reference: PAC 09/11/12
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03/07/2012
Radical Changes Needed to Improve Services for Victims and Witnesses of Crime
Reference: JUS 06/11/12
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03/07/2012
Assembly Committee Concerned Over Housing Executive Maintenance Contracts
Reference: SD 13/11/12
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02/07/2012
Concern For Northern Ireland’s Archaeological Heritage
Reference: CAL 07/11/12
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28/06/2012
Committee Calls For Better Payday Loan Practices To Be Implemented
Reference: ETI 08/11/12
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26/06/2012
Committee Welcomes Briefing From New Chair of Agri-Food Strategy Board
Reference: AGR 16/11/12
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19/06/2012
Make the Most of a Day Out at Parliament Buildings and Stormont Estate
Reference: SO 23/11/12
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18/06/2012
Assembly Appoints Its Commissioner for Standards
Reference: S&P 04/11/12
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18/06/2012
Agriculture Committee Continue Review of Bovine TB with Visit to England
Reference: AGR 15/11/12
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13/06/2012
Education Committee Welcomes Opportunity To Respond To Review Of Special Educational Needs
Reference: EDUC 04/11/12
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13/06/2012
Finance Minister's Lack of Consultation Threatens to Delay Budget Bill
Reference: CFP 05/11/12
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11/06/2012
Northern Ireland Lags Behind in Exploiting Vital Research and Development Funding
Reference: ETI 07/11/12
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30/05/2012
Committee Briefed on Educational Project in USA
Reference: EDUC 03/11/12
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30/05/2012
Committee Supports Groups Excluded From Equal Pay Settlement
Reference: CFP 04/11/12
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29/05/2012
Peace Mural Takes Centre Stage At Parliament Buildings
Reference: SO 22/11/12
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29/05/2012
Assembly Committee Motion Focuses on Environmental Impact of Bag Charge
Reference: ENV 10/11/12
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28/05/2012
Collaboration is Key to Reducing Fuel Poverty Says Assembly Committee
Reference: SD 12/11/12
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23/05/2012
Failed Bioscience Institute: A Lesson in How Not to Manage Innovation Projects
Reference: PAC 08/11/12
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21/05/2012
Assembly Open Data Project Aimed at App Developers
Reference: SO 21/11/12
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16/05/2012
Committee Recommends Action on Air Travel Tax
Reference: CFP 03/11/12
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16/05/2012
Pensioners Miss Out on Millions in Unclaimed Benefits
Reference: PAC 07/11/12
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15/05/2012
Joined Up Thinking Paramount in Redistributing Department Functions Says Committee
Reference: CEL 05/11/12
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15/05/2012
Committee tells Department to Tighten Up on Used Tyre Disposal
Reference: ENV 09/11/12
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15/05/2012
Committee Welcomes New Initiative to Stimulate Rural Tourism
Reference: AGR 14/11/12
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14/05/2012
Assembly Commission Nominates Action Mental Health as its Charity of the Year
Reference: AC 04/11/12
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14/05/2012
“Perspectives On…” - An Agreed Series Of Events To Mark The Decade Of Centenaries At Parliament Buildings
Reference: AC 03/11/12
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09/05/2012
Assembly Committees focus attention on rural issues at Balmoral Show
Reference: SO 21/11/12
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03/05/2012
Committee sees the Best the Cathedral Quarter has to Offer
Reference: SD 11/11/12
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01/05/2012
Pudsey Bear Launches Family Fun Day at Parliament Buildings
Reference: SO 20/11/12
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24/04/2012
Committee Review Into Bovine TB Gets Underway
Reference: AGR 13/11/12
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19/04/2012
Committee Criticises Department For Lack of Urgency Over Local Government Reform
Reference: ENV 08/11/12
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18/04/2012
PAC Reports on External Consultancy Spend
Reference: PAC 06/11/12
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02/04/2012
Parliament Buildings Goes Dark for Earth Hour
Reference: SO 19/10/12
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30/03/2012
Primary Picassos Shine at Assembly Art Awards
Reference: SO 18/11/12
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29/03/2012
Committee Welcomes a Comprehensive Report on Energy in Northern Ireland
Reference: ETI 06/11/12
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27/03/2012
Committee Begins Examination of Superannuation Bill
Reference: CFP 02/11/12
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26/03/2012
Northern Ireland Assembly Calls on East Antrim to Get Involved
Reference: SO 17/11/12
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26/03/2012
Speaker Leads Delegation on Official Visit to Kosovo
Reference: SO 17/10/12
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21/03/2012
Assembly Seminars Put Spotlight on Policy-Making
Reference: SO 16/11/12
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20/03/2012
Bovine TB Top of Agenda for Agriculture Committee
Reference: AGR 12/11/12
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15/03/2012
Speaker's St Patrick's Day Event Recognises Contribution of Sporting Volunteers
Reference: SO 15/10/12
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06/03/2012
Committee Concerned with Impact of 'Green' CAP Proposals
Reference: AGR 11/11/12
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07/03/2012
Use of Locum Doctors Must Be Closely Managed
Reference: PAC 05/11/12
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01/03/2012
Committee Encourages Participation in World Book Day
Reference: CAL 06/11/12
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01/03/2012
Committee Calls for Stronger Environmental Targets as Part of Programme for Government
Reference: ENV 07/11/12
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29/02/2012
Assembly Appointments
Reference: AC 02/11/12
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23/02/2012
Committee Calls on Justice Minister to Make Statement on Trial Outcome
Reference: JUS 05/11/12
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20/02/2012
Change is Needed in Order to Speed Up Planning Process says Committee
Reference: ENV 06/11/12
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17/02/2012
Committee Welcomes Reinstatement of Arts Funding
Reference: SD 11/11/12
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15/02/2012
Justice Committee Welcomes First Meeting with Chief Constable
Reference: JUS 04/11/12
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14/02/2012
Committee Welcomes Announcement on Road Infrastructure
Reference: CRD 07/11/12
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25/01/2012
Committee show that two wheels are better than four
Reference: CRD 06/11/12
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24/01/2012
Assembly Committee attends Oireachtas meeting on CAP Reform
Reference: AGR 10/11/12
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23/01/2012
Committee calls for action to protect Strangford Lough
Reference: ENV05/11/12
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19/01/2012
Committee Responds to Review of Libraries Opening Hours
Reference: CAL 05/11/12
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19/01/2012
Committee Welcomes Measures to Reduce Accidents on A4
Reference: CRD 05/11/12
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18/01/2012
Community and Voluntary Sector Make Vital Contribution Says Committee
Reference: PAC 04/11/12
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16/01/2012
Committee Seeks Assurances on Future of Helm Housing Association
Reference: SD 10/11/12
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12/01/2012
Young people tell Assembly Committee‘Transport Matters’
Reference: RD 03/10/11
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11/01/2012
Assembly Calls on All Budding Young Artists
Reference: SO 13/11/12
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10/01/2012
School Principals Asked to Respond to Questionnaire on School Councils
Reference: EDUC 02/11/12
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15/12/2011
Groups Brief Assembly Committee on Proposed Welfare Reform
Reference: SD 09/11/12
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13/12/2011
Assembly Committee Agrees Terms of Submission to Westminster Committee
Reference: AGR 09/11/12
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07/12/2011
Farm Nutrients Scheme poor value for money at £121 Million
Reference: PAC 03/11/12
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12/12/2011
New Assembly 'Shop Window' Launched
Reference: AC 01/11/12
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08/12/2011
Adult Learners take their 'First Steps' back into training
Reference: E&L 06/11/12
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07/12/2011
Committee Proposes Improvements to New Small Business Rate Relief Scheme and Large Retail Levy
Reference: F&P 01/11/12
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07/12/2011
Young People Tell Committee why they Want to Meet in the Middle
Reference: COFMDFM 05/11/12
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29/11/2011
Assembly Committee Hosts 'Masterchef' Style Event
Reference: E&L 05/11/12
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20/09/2011
Committee Addresses Rural And Farming Issues
Reference: AGR 03/11/12
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07/12/2011
Christmas Comes to Parliament Buildings
Reference: SO 12/11/12
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25/11/2011
Assembly Committee for Justice visits Forensic Science Laboratories
Reference: JUS 03/11/12
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19/11/2011
Reform Exorbitant Criminal Legal Aid System Says Committee
Reference: PAC 02/11/12
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16/11/2011
Committee Visits Top Research Centre
Reference: E&L 04/11/12
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16/11/2011
Solutions to Fuel Poverty are Top Priority for Committee
Reference: SD 08/11/12
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16/11/2011
Committee Visits Top Cancer Research Centre
Reference: E&L 04/11/12
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15/11/2011
Assembly Committee and Oireachtas Committee Meet to Discuss Common Concerns
Reference: AGR 08/11/12
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14/11/2011
Committee Challenges Department on Delays to Implementing Legislation
Reference: ENV 04/11/12
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10/11/2011
Committee Inquiry into Research and Development
Reference: ETI 05/11/12
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27/10/2011
Committee Shock at Rogue Trading
Reference: ETI 04/11/12
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27/10/2011
North West Regeneration Projects gets thumbs up from Social Development Committee
Reference: SD 07/11/12
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26/10/2011
Golfing Legends Unveiled at Parliament Buildings
Reference: SO 11/11/12
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26/10/2011
MLAs Hold Information Session On Reporting Donations
Reference: S&P 02/11/12
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25/10/2011
Assembly Committee puts your Views at the Heart of its Work and Expresses Concern on Recent Flooding
Reference: AGR 07/11/12
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25/10/2011
Committee Inquiry puts Spotlight on Creative Industries
Reference: CAL 04/11/12
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25/10/2011
New Website Lets Pupils Step Into The Shoes Of MLAs
Reference: SO 10/11/12
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21/10/2011
Committee Welcomes Positive Response from Libraries NI
Reference: CAL 03/11/12
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20/10/2011
Department Plan Lacks Clear Targets Says Assembly Committee
Reference: ETI 03/11/12
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20/10/2011
Assembly Receives Environmental Management Accreditation
Reference: SO 09/11/12
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11/10/2011
Committee Urges Minister to Act on Strategy for Agri-food Sector
Reference: AGR 06/11/12
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10/10/2011
Assembly Committee for Justice Launches Inquiry into the Experiences of Victims and Witnesses of Crime
Reference: JUS 02/11/12
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06/10/2011
Committee Concerned with Potential Job Losses in Libraries
Reference: CAL 02/11/12
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05/10/2011
Assembly Holds Workshop for Community and Voluntary Sector
Reference: SO 08/11/12
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27/09/2011
Regeneration and Conflict Transformation top Committee's Agenda
Reference: COFMDFM 04/11/12
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27/09/2011
Agriculture Committee Welcomes Ministerial Re-think on Compensation Scheme
Reference: AGR 05/11/12
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23/10/2011
Social Development Committee to Address Fuel Poverty
Reference: SD 06/11/12
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23/09/2011
Assembly Committee Gets on Board with Bus Rapid Transit
Reference: CRD 04/11/12
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22/09/2011
Committee Welcomes Department Review of Used Tyre Disposal
Reference: ENV 03/11/12
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20/09/2011
MLAs Visit National Ploughing Championship
Reference: AGR 04/11/12
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14/09/2011
Regional Interests Must Not Be Forgotten Says Committee
Reference: AGR 02/11/12
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08/09/2011
Assembly Committee Urges People to Respond to Consultation on Welfare Reform
Reference: SD 05/11/12
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28/08/2011
3,000 Visitors to Parliament Building this Summer
Reference: SO 07/11/12
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26/08/2011
Committee Chair Expresses Shock at Social Economy Network Closure
Reference: ETI 02/11/12
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10/08/2011
MLA Art Exhibition to go on Public Display
Reference: SO 06/11/12
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10/08/2011
Committee Seeks Views On Top Priorities in Agriculture
Reference: AGR 01/11/12
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09/08/2011
Assembly Committee Concerned at Cuts in Bus Service
Reference: CRD 03/11/12
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06/07/2011
Committee Questions Officials on Financial Procedures
Reference: COFMDFM 03/11/12
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04/07/2011
Committee puts Pressure on Department to Deliver a Safe and Fair Taxi System
Reference: ENV 02/11/12
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04/07/2011
Enjoy a Great Day Out at Parliament Buildings, Stormont
Reference: SO 05/11/12
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30/06/2011
Committee Examines New Housing Executive Review
Reference: SD 03/11/12
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30/06/2011
Committee Commends Supported Housing Project for the Disabled
Reference: SD 04/11/12
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29/06/2011
Assembly Committee asks Stakeholders for view on Biggest Issues Facing Education
Reference: EDU 01/11/12
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29/06/2011
Committee Agrees Priorities for New Inquiries
Reference: PAC 01/11/12
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29/06/2011
Lisburn Students Add Value to Local Business
Reference: E&L 03/11/12
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29/06/2011
New Assembly Register of Members' Interest Published
Reference: S&P 01/11/12
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28/06/2011
Committee Takes Debate on Student Fees to Assembly Floor
Reference: E&L 02/11/12
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23/06/2011
Protection of Children Paramount says Committee
Reference: JUS 01/11/12
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23/06/2011
Committee Calls for Action to Eradicate Fuel Poverty
Reference: SD 02/11/12
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22/06/2011
Committee Ready for Challenges Ahead
Reference: CRD 02/11/12
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21/06/2011
Committee Takes Debate on Rights of Agency Workers to Assembly Floor
Reference: E&L 01/11/12
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20/06/2011
We Must be at the Heart of Europe Says Committee
Reference: COFMDFM 02/11/12
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16/06/2011
Assembly Committee Challenges NIE on Planned Price Rise
Reference: ETI01/11/12
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16/06/2011
Assembly Committee Urges Nominations for Olympic Torch Carriers
Reference: CAL 01/11/12
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16/06/2011
Assembly Committee to Work with Minister for the Benefit of Local Communities
Reference: SD 01/11/12
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15/06/2011
Committee Calls for Better Communication at Northern Ireland Water
Reference: CRD 01/11/12
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15/06/2011
Assembly Committee Takes Evidence on Reforming Office of the Ombudsman
Reference: COFMDFM 01/11/12
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31/05/2011
Members Appointed to Assembly Commission
Reference: SO 04/11/12
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26/05/2011
New Committee Chair Gets Stuck Into Environment Issues
Reference: ENV 01/11/12
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25/05/2011
Radiotherapy Unit is one of the top priorities for new Health Committee
Reference: HSSPS 01/11/12
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24/05/2011
Assembly Proves Actions Speak Louder Than Words
Reference: SO 03/11/12
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18/05/2011
Have Your Say on Plans for a New Youth Assembly
Reference: SO 02/11/12
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12/05/2011
Assembly Re-elects Speaker and Appoints First and deputy First Minister
Reference: SO 01/11/12
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