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.

Here you will find information about the Committee membership and the work of the Committee.

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The Committee for Regional Development will hold its next meeting on Wednesday 7 January, 2015.

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...

Off-Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill

If you would like to make a response to the Off-Street Parking (Functions of District Councils) Bill, please make comments on the clauses of the Bill. The Bill can be found here.

Inquiry into the Coleraine to Londonderry Rail Track Phase Two Project

The Committee for Regional Development are commencing an Inquiry into the Coleraine to Londonderry Rail Track Phase Two Project.

The terms of reference can be found here.

Committee Members visit Scottish Water

Committee Members visit Scottish Water

The Committee for Regional Development visited the headquarters of Scottish Water on Thursday 30th January 2014.  Members received a presentation on governance arrangements for Water and Sewerage Services in Scotland.  Chairperson of the Committee, Jimmy Spratt MLA welcomed the opportunity to meet with members of the Executive Board of Scottish Water: “I was delighted to lead a delegation from the Committee to meet the Chief Executive of Scottish Water and his management team.  Members were very interested to learn of Scottish Water’s experiences and its journey in becoming one of the top performing Water and Sewerage Companies in the United Kingdom”.

Pictured at the meeting are: (l-r)Chris Wallace, Director of Communications, Scottish Water Geoff Aitkenhead, Asset Manager Director, Scottish Water Douglas Millican, Chief Executive, Scottish Water Jimmy Spratt MLA, Chairperson of the Committee Brenda Hale MLA Kieran McCarthy MLA Nigel Ayton, Managing Director, Scottish Water International Sean Lynch MLA, Deputy Chairperson Declan McAleer MLA

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