The Northern Ireland Assembly was dissolved at 00:01 on Thursday 26 January, 2017. The elections will take place on Thursday 2 March, 2017.

Assembly Christmas Cards / All Party Group on Disability / British-Irish Council Summit Meeting

Assembly Christmas Cards

The Assembly’s official Christmas card will be available for purchase from the Assembly Gift Shop from Wednesday, 13th November at a cost of £3.50 per pack of 10.

This year’s card will feature an illustration by Emma Isherwood, age 9 from Edwards Primary School, Castlederg, County Tyrone, winner of the Northern Ireland Assembly Christmas art competition.

A limited number of last year’s cards will also be sold at £2.50 per pack of 10, while stocks last.

If overprinting is required, cards should be purchased from the Publications Office, Room 401F (Ext 21078).  There will be an additional charge for overprinting and unfortunately overprinting is not available on last year’s cards.  Please allow 3 to 5 working days and the cost for this service is:

  • Up to 50 cards                                                          £35.00
  • Each additional set of 10 cards thereafter           £  1.00

The above costs relate to overprinting only and do not include the price of the cards.

A full breakdown of Royal Mail’s latest recommended posting dates for UK, Europe and other countries can be found at

Please note that neither the purchase (including any overprinting) nor the postage of Christmas cards is an allowable expense under Office Cost Allowances.




A meeting of the All Party Group on Disability has been arranged to take place on Tuesday 19 November, at 10.30am, in Room 29.

All Members are welcome to attend and refreshments will be provided.

For further information please contact Aisling Twomey on 02890 521319 or email:

Please note that the All Party Group on Diabetes meeting previously scheduled for this date and time will not be taking place.




The Speaker received notification from the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister, in accordance with section 52A (1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 (as amended), that a British-Irish Council Summit meeting will be held in Jersey, on 15 November 2013.

The following Executive Ministers will be in attendance:

First Minister; and

Deputy First Minister.

The agenda for the meeting is as follows:

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