Minutes of Proceedings
Date: 01 June 2010
Venue: Room 135, Parliament Buildings
As the Chairperson and Deputy Chairperson were absent from the meeting, Mr Clarke proposed that Mr Robinson do take the chair. Miss McIlveen seconded the nomination. No other nominations were received and Mr Robinson was duly elected as chair.
Mr Ken Robinson took the chair.
The meeting opened in public session at 1.23 p.m.
Members were informed that Mr P J Bradley has replaced Mr Declan O’Loan as Deputy Chairperson of the Committee.
The apologies are noted above.
2. June Monitoring Round
The Committee noted the briefing papers and a list of suggested questions.
The following departmental officials joined the meeting:
Deborah Brown – Director of Finance and Corporate Services
Mick Cory – Director of Sports, Museums and Recreation
Arthur Scott - Director of Culture
The officials briefed the Committee. This was followed by a question and answer session.
Agreed: The Committee agreed to seek further information from the Department on a number of issues.
Agreed: Members agreed to write to the Committee for Finance and Personnel stating that the Committee is not content with DFP’s deadline for September Monitoring which is scheduled for Friday 3 September 2010.
The meeting was adjourned at 1.58 p.m.
Mr Ken Robinson MLA
Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure
3 June 2010