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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2011/2012

Date: 20 February 2012

Venue: Room 29

The meeting opened in closed session at 2.02pm.

1. Apologies

The apologies are noted above.

2. Draft Press Release 

Mr Michael McGimpsey joined the meeting at 2.08pm.

The Chairperson proposed that the Committee issue a press release in response to the Minister’s press release regarding salmon conservation measures.  

The Committee divided: Ayes 4; Noes 5.

Ayes: The Chairperson; The Deputy Chairperson; Mrs Hale; and Mr McGimpsey.

Noes: Mrs McKevitt; Mr McMullan; Mr Ó hOisín; Mr Sheehan; and Mr Swann.

3. Draft Committee Letter to Minister regarding Salmon Conservation

Agreed: The Committee agreed the draft letter to the Minister regarding its position on proposed salmon conservation measures, subject to one correction.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 2.26pm.

Miss Michelle McIlveen MLA
Chairperson, Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure
1 March 2012

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