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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. 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.

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The Committee for Regional Development will next meet on 16 February when it will hear evidence from the Minister for Regional Development regarding the decision to seek accelerated passage of the Land Acquisition and Compensation (Amendment) Bill.  The Committee will then meet on 17 February at RADAR Offices. The Committee will recieve a briefing and demonstration from RNIB. It will also hear evidence from the Department in regards to Airport Noise. 

Forthcoming business is published in the Business Diary.

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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.

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