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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2011/2012

Date: 14 March 2011

Venue: Room 30, Parliament Buildings

The Chairperson opened the meeting at 2.05pm in public session.

1. Apologies

As above.

2. Final Consideration of draft Report on the Committee’s Inquiry

The Committee considered an updated draft Report on the Committee’s Inquiry into ‘Successful Post-Primary Schools Serving Disadvantaged Communities’ and discussed a number of minor amendments in the course of which a Member requested that his reservations regarding the use of free school meals as a measure of social and economic disadvantage be minuted.

Mr D Hilditch joined the meeting at 2.12pm

Agreed – the Committee approved the draft Report, as amended, and ordered it to be printed.

The Committee also considered the draft of a Committee Motion for an Assembly debate on the Committee’s Report – on the provisional Order Paper for 21 March 2011.

Agreed – the Committee approved the draft Committee Motion.

3. Date and Time of Next Meeting

The next Committee meeting will be held in Room 21, Parliament Buildings on Wednesday 16 March 2011 commencing at 2.00 pm.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 2.33pm.

Mr Mervyn Storey
Chairperson, Committee for Education
16 March 2011

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