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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 12 March 2013

Venue: Room 21, Parliament Buildings

The meeting began in public session at 1:31pm.

Mr Weir declared an interest as a member of North Down Borough Council.

Lord Morrow declared an interest as a member of Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council.

1. Apologies

There were no apologies.

Mr Elliott joined the meeting at 1:33pm.

Mr Hamilton left the meeting at 1:33pm.

2. Belfast City Airport Watch

The Chairperson informed members that they had been provided with a letter from Belfast City Airport Watch requesting that the rearranged meeting takes place at the earliest opportunity.

Agreed: That a meeting with Belfast City Airport Watch is arranged for after Easter Recess.

3. Ministerial Briefing

The Minister briefed the Committee and answered members' questions on a number of key issues.

The main areas of discussion were Local Government Reform and the Drumclay Crannog.

Mr Hamilton re-joined the meeting at 1:40pm.

Mrs Kelly joined the meeting at 1:44pm.

Mr McElduff joined the meeting at 1:44pm.

Mr McElduff left the meeting at 2:16pm.

Mr Elliott left the meeting at 2:25pm.

Mrs Kelly left the meeting at 2:41pm.

4. Any other business
5. Date, time and place of next meeting

The next meeting will be held on Thursday 14 March 2013 at 10:00am in Room 30, Parliament Buildings.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 2:54pm.

Anna Lo, MLA
Chairperson, Committee for the Environment
21 March 2013

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