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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2000/2001

Date: 16 May 2001

In attendance for public evidence session at 10:30am: Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Federation of Ulster Local Studies - Mr Jack Johnston, Chairman, Mr Roddy Hegarty, Development Officer and Mr Keith Haines.

In attendance for public evidence session at 11:10am: Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Belfast Public Libraries - Ms Jennifer Crossland, Librarian, BELB, Ms Linda Houston, Chief Librarian, BELB and Ms Katherine McCloskey, Assistant Chief Librarian, BELB.

In attendance for public evidence session at 11:50am: Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Linen Hall library - Ms Mary Delargy, Co-Ordinator Languages of Ulster Project.

1. Chairperson's business

1.1 The Chairperson advised members that MAGNI, who had been scheduled to give evidence to the Committee were unable to attend. They will appear on Thursday 24 May 2001.

1.2 The Chairperson advised members that the Ministerial Statement on the North South Ministerial Body meeting on languages, scheduled for Monday 21 May 2001 has been cancelled.

1.3The Chairperson advised members that the football debate would take place on Monday 21 May 2001 from 1:00 to 2:30pm and continue, if necessary, from 4:00 to 4:30pm.

1.4The Committee thanked Nathan Magee for his work in the Committee office and wished him well in his new job.

2. Minutes of meeting of 15 May 2001

2.1 Minutes of the meeting of 15 May 2001 were agreed.

3. Matters arising

3.1 There were no matters arising.

Mr McCarthy joined the meeting at 10:23am.
Mr Shannon joined the meeting at 10:43am.

4. Public evidence session - Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Federation of Ulster Local Studies

4.1 The Federation of Ulster Local Studies gave evidence, in public, to the Committee on the Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry.

5. Public evidence session - Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Belfast Public Libraries

5.1 Belfast Public Libraries gave evidence, in public, to the Committee on the Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry.

Mrs Nelis left the meeting at 11:46am.
Mr McMenamin left the meeting at 11:46am.

6. Public evidence session - Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry - Linen Hall Library

6.1 The Linen Hall Library gave evidence, in public, to the Committee on the Cultural Tourism and the Arts Inquiry.

7. Date of next meeting

  • The next meeting of the Committee will take place on Tuesday 22 May 2001 at 10:15am in Room 152.

The meeting closed at 12:16pm.

E ONeill
Chairman

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