Forward Work Programme

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

Date of meeting


 11 March 2015

 Committee Inquiries

Review of the Operation of the Barnett Formula - Briefing from Professor Derek Birrell

DFP Policy Scrutiny

DFP Response to the Committee's Report on the Draft Budget 2015-16

DFP Draft Business Plan 2015-16

 18 March 2015

 Budget Scrutiny

Dormant Accounts - Briefing from DFP

 Scrutiny of DFP Business Areas

Land and Property Services: Performance against Business Plan Targets


25 March 2015

Committee Inquiries

DFP response to Committee’s Report on Flexible Working Inquiry

DFP Budget Scrutiny

Building a Prosperous and United Community: Devolution of other Fiscal Powers suitable for Devolution - Update Briefing from DFP (TBC)

DFP Policy Scrutiny

Measuring Wellbeing: Summary of Roundtable Discussions – Briefing from Carnegie Trust

HR Connect: Full Business Case Review - Briefing from DFP

Scrutiny of DFP Business Areas

Enterprise Shared Services: Performance Against Business Plan Objectives - Briefing from DFP

Issues to beScheduled -

(Short toMedium Term)

Consultation on Rates (Amendment) Bill;

Committee Stage - Legal Complaints and Regulation Bill

Legal Complaints and Regulation Bill: Review of Professional Paractices in the Bar of Northern Ireland – Briefing from the Bar Council

Review of the Operation of the Barnett Formula – Briefings from other expert witnesses

Progress on the Implementation of Recommendations from Study on Identified Adverse Impact on NICS Recruitment – Briefing from DFP

Rating of Commercial Window Displays – Briefing from DFP

Residual Equal Pay Issues - Update Briefing from DFP

NICS Shared Services – Monitoring of Benefits Realisation – Briefing from DFP

Banking Issues – Briefing from Financial Conduct Authority

Review of the Operation of the Barnett Formula – Briefing from Professor Iain McLean

Review of the Operation of the Barnett Formula – Briefing from Professor Paul Cairney

Review of the Operation of the Barnett Formula - Committee Visit to Scottish Parliament (TBC)

Progress on Air Connectivity Study:Phase II Update Briefing from DFP & DETI

Validation Study of Welfare Reform Costs - Briefing from DFP

Strageic Investment Board (SIB) Review - Implementation of Social Clauses - Briefing from SIB

Measuring Wellbeing - Briefing from NISRA

Statutory Rules

SR Rates (Small Business Heraditament Relief) (Amendment) Regulations (NI 2015)

SR Rates (Transitional Relief) Order (Northern Ireland) 2015

Rates (Social Value Sector) (Amendment) Regulations

Rates (Payment by Owners) Order (NI) 2014

Issues to beScheduled

(Longer Term)

NI Law Commission Apartments Report – DFP briefing;

Land Law – DFP briefing;

Defamation Reform

NI Law Commission: Update Briefing on its Work Relevant to DFP’s Remit

Review of Rate Liability for the Landlord Sector – Briefing from DFP

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