Committee for the Economy

Forward Work Programme

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Date of meetingAgenda

27 March 2024 - 7 April 2024

Easter Recess

10 April 2024

10:00am, Room 30

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Departmental briefing  - Update framework for supporting research and delivery of innovation programmes
  • Advice NI briefing – Debt Relief Order

17 April 2024

10:00am, Room 30
Policy Scrutiny:
  • Departmental briefing - FE College Performance and FE Review - Louise Watson & Grainne Samm G6 - oral and written briefing
  • Departmental briefing - Major FE Capital Projects Update Louise Watson, Grainne Samm & Neil Madeley, FE Division – oral and written briefing

24 April 2024

10:00am, Room 30

 

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Departmental briefing - City & Growth Deal Programme update - Ciaran McGarrity, Place & City Deals Division – oral and written briefing

1 May 2024

10:00am, Room 30

 

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Construction Employers Federation – Skills Forum – oral and written briefing
  • Departmental briefing - outcome of a public consultation carried out in 2022 on proposed increases to the monetary eligibility limits for the Debt Relief - oral and written briefing

8 May 2024

10:00am, Room 30

 

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Interconnector - oral and written briefing
  • System Operator for Northern Ireland - oral and written briefing
  • Northern Ireland Authority for Utility Regulation – written and oral briefing – current role and future challenges of Energy Strategy

 

15 May 2024

10:00am, Room 30

 Policy Scrutiny:

  • Association of British Insurers – impact of rising insurance costs on NI economy – oral and written briefing
  • Carers NI – carers’ leave briefing – oral and written briefing

22 May 2024

10:00am, Room 30

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Ministerial oral and written briefing (TBC)

29 May 2024

10:00am, Room 30

Policy Scrutiny:

  • Review and Delivery of Careers Education Advice Information and Guidance; 14-19 Strategy; STEAM issues - joint briefing from the Department for the Economy and the Department of Education – possible joint concurrent meeting with Education Committee (TBC)

 

5 June 2024

10:00am, Room 30

Legislation:

  • Departmental briefing: Proposed public consultation on an Assembly Bill to make miscellaneous amendments to primary and subordinate insolvency legislation and to primary director disqualification legislation – oral and written briefing

To be arranged:

  • Delegated Legislation: SL1- The Education (Student Support, etc.) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2024
  • Delegated Legislation: Parental Bereavement Leave and Pay consultation on extending rights to include miscarriage up to the 24th week of pregnancy
  • Delegated Legislation relating to the Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Act (Northern Ireland) 2022
  • Committee visit and tour of Belfast Harbour
  • Engagement with US Special Envoy
  • Strategic planning session
  • Effective questioning training
  • Economic fundamentals training from RaISe

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