The Northern Ireland Assembly has been dissolved. The election will take place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 12 March 2013

Venue: Senate Chamber, Parliament Buildings

The meeting began at 12.45pm in public session.

1. Apologies

Apologies are detailed above.

2. Impact of the Flags Protests on FDI/NI Economy and Tourism - Oral Briefing from DETI

The Minister joined the meeting at 12.45pm.

Members received an oral briefing from Arlene Foster, Minister, Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

Key issues discussed included: the impact of the flags protest on FDI projects, extending the 2012 –Our Time Our Place, the impact of the Backin' Belfast campaign.

Agreed: Minister to forward statistics indicating the success of tourism and the Backin' Belfast campaign.

3. Any other business

There was no other business.

4. Date, time and place of next meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will take place on 14 March at 10.30am Derry City Council offices.

The Chair adjourned the meeting at 1.05pm

Mr Patsy McGlone Chair
Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment
14 March 2013

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