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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2011/2012

Date: 28 July 2009

Venue: Room 152

The meeting commenced at 10.29pm in Open Session

The Chairperson expressed his appreciation for the best wishes he had received in his capacity as the new Chairperson of the Committee. The Chairperson and Members recorded their thanks and appreciation to Dr William McCrea in his capacity as former Chair of the Committee.

The Chairperson and Members welcomed Patsy McGlone to the Committee.

1. Apologies

As above.

2. Presentation – Northern Bank Ltd.

Stephen Bloomfield and John Henning, Northern Bank Ltd., joined the meeting at 10.35am and made a presentation regarding Northern Bank’s dealings with the agricultural industry. Following the presentation, Members put questions.

Patsy McGlone left the meeting at 11.08am
Patsy McGlone rejoined the meeting at 11.11am

The representatives left the meeting at 11.25am

3. Presentation – Ulster Bank Ltd.

Cormac McKervey and Richard Ramsey, Ulster Bank Ltd., joined the meeting at 11.26am and made a presentation regarding Ulster Bank’s dealings with the agricultural industry. Following the presentation, Members put questions.

The representatives left the meeting at 12.03pm

The meeting was suspended at 12.03pm

The meeting reopened at 1.10pm

4. Presentation – First Trust Bank Ltd.

Larry Gollogy, First Trust Bank Ltd., joined the meeting at 1.10pm and made a presentation regarding First Trust Bank’s dealings with the agricultural industry. Following the presentation, Members put questions.

The representative left the meeting at 1.45pm

5. AOB

The Committee noted the invitation to the launch event of the Tesco Taste Northern Ireland Show 2009 on 11 September 2009.

6. Date of the next meeting

The next Committee meeting will be held on Tuesday 8 September 2009 at 1.30pm in Room 152, Parliament Buildings.

The meeting was adjourned at 1.47pm

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