Forward Work Programme

Please note that the information below is provisional. For further information please visit the business diary.

Date of meeting


12 April - 27 April 2014

Easter Recess

1 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Closed Session

Briefing from Assembly Legal Services regarding Bus Operator Licensing



1 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Inquiry into Wind Energy – Research Briefing


6 May 2014

Room 29

Open Session



13 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Departmental Briefing - The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

 17 May - 24 May 2014

European Elections 

 19 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Departmental Briefing on Local Government Code of Conduct for Councillors and The Shadow Arrangements and draft Local Government (Transitional Supplementary and Incidental Provisions and Modifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland ) 2014

 29 May 2014

Senate Chamber

Open Session

Call for Evidence - The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Departmental Briefing – June Monitoring, Provisional Out-turn, Budget 2015-2016 (TBC)


 5th June 2014

Inquiry into Wind Energy - Stakeholder Event Discussion

Inquiry into Wind Energy - Briefing by Environmental Health Officials

 12th June 2014

 Inquiry into Wind Energy - Stakeholder Event

 19th June 2014

Ministerial Briefing - Briefing by Mark H Durkan

Inquiry into Wind Energy - briefing by the Utility Regulator and Northern Ireland Electricity

 26th June 2014

Visit to Wind Farm Sites in West Tyrone

 3rd July 2014

 Environmental Update - Briefing by Northern Ireland Retail Consortium

 11th September 2014

The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Departmental/TTC 2000 briefing on Alcohol Awareness

HGV Levy SL1 - Departmental Briefing

Wind Inquiry: Briefing from Specialist Advisor 

 18th September 2014

 Committee Planning Day

 25th September 2014


Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

October Monitoring Round - Departmental Briefing

 2nd October 2014

 Visit to Swords Collection Resource Centre

 9th October 2014

 The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Planning Processes for Mining and Exploratory Work for Minerals and Gold -Departmental Briefing


 23rd October 2014

 The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill - Briefing from DINAC

Wind Inquiry - Briefing by Windwatch NI

Wind Inquiry - Briefing by NIRIG

 6th November 2014

 The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

Consultation on Planning Act 2011 Subordinate Legislation - Departmental Briefing

Wind Inquiry - Consideration of main issues

Single Planning Policy Statement - Departmental Briefing

 13th November 2014

 The Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

EU Funding - briefing by RaISe













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