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. 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 MLA.
Here you will find information about the Committee membership and the work of the Committee.
The Committee for Regional Development will next meet on 2 December 2015 in Room 21, Parliament Buildings at 10:00am. It will receive a briefing from the Department for Regional Development in regards to Belfast Publix Hire Taxis as well as discussing the Inquiry into Committee Primary Legislation on the Consumer Council.
The Committee are undertaking an inquiry into Departmental Progress against Programme for Government Targets (PfG).
Forthcoming business is published in the Business Diary.
Water & Sewerage Services Bill
The Water & Sewerage Services Bill was introduced into the Assembly on 16 June 2015. The Bill successfully completed its Second Stage on 29 June 2015. The Bill has been referred to the Committee for Regional Development for its Committee Stage. Committee Stage has been extended to 25 November 2015
Click here for further information and to learn how you can submit evidence.
The Road Traffic (Speed Limits) Bill - Committee Stage
The Road Traffic (Speed Limits) Bill was introduced into the Assembly on 9 September 2013. The Bill successfully completed its Second Stage on 17 February 2015. The Bill has been referred to the Committee for Regional Development for its Committee Stage.
The Committee has now published its Report.
Click here for further information on the call for evidence.
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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.
Contact the Committee
Committee Clerk: Paul Carlisle
Room 254,Parliament Buildings Ballymiscaw,Stormont Belfast,BT4 3XX
Tel: (028) 9052 1063 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Visit to Ballycraigy Primary School
The Committee for Regional Developments visit to Ballycraigy Primary School on the 14th January 2015.
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.