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Committee for Regional Development

Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee for Regional Development. The committee was established to advise and assist the Minister for Regional Development, Danny Kennedy MLA, on matters within his responsibility as a Minister. The committee undertakes a scrutiny, policy development and consultation role with respect to the Department for Regional Development and plays a key role in the consideration and development of legislation. The Committee Chairperson is Mr Trevor Clarke.

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The Committee for Regional Development will next meet on Wednesday, 4 February 2015 at 10:00 am in Room 21, Parliament Buildings when the Committee will be briefed by department officials on the Long Term Water Strategy Consultation Report and the PC15 Draft Determination Outcome.

Forthcoming business will be published in the Business Diary.

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Committee Clerk: Paul Carlisle

Room 254,Parliament Buildings
Belfast,BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1063

Committee visit to Belfast Harbour

The Committee for Regional Development held its meeting on 18th June 2014 at the Headquarters of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners.

During the meeting, Members received a briefing from NI Water in relation to Price Control 15 and a departmental presentation on its Long Term Water Strategy. Find out more...

Committee Members show support for Active School Travel Programme

The Committee for Regional Development visited Ballycraigy Primary School in Antrim on Wednesday 14th January 2015. Members received a presentation from Sustrans on the Active School Travel Programme and took the opportunity to meet with pupils involved in the Programme.

Chairperson of the Committee, Trevor Clarke MLA welcomed the opportunity to show support for the Programme: “It was very helpful to come to Ballycraigy Primary today and actually see and hear from the children how they have benefited from the programme. It is encouraging but not surprising that more children are walking and cycling to school because once people see the benefits of the programme, common sense prevails. For that reason the Committee are recommending the DRD ring-fence the budget for the Active School Travel Programme.”

Pictured at the meeting are: (l-r) Alex Easton MLA, Ross Hussey MLA, Trevor Clarke MLA (Chairperson of the Committee), Sean Lynch MLA (Deputy Chairperson), Chris Lyttle MLA and Stephen Moutray MLA.

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