The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Regional Development Committee arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.

23/03/2015

Committee to refer Minister to Public Prosecution Service

The Committee for Regional Development today agreed to refer the Minister for Regional Development to the Public Prosecution Service (PPS) for failing to respond to a requirement to produce a Project Assessment Review (PAR) report prepared by the Major Project Authority of the Cabinet Office into the Coleraine to Derry/Londonderry Phase 2 Railway project.

Reference: CRD 06/14/15

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06/03/2015

Committee Takes Formal Action Against Minister

The Committee for Regional Development has agreed to exercise its statutory powers under section 44(1) of the Northern Ireland Act 1998 to require the Minister for Regional Development to produce the project assessment review (PAR) report into the Coleraine to Londonderry rail track project. 

Reference: CRD 05/14/15

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26/02/2015

Committee Criticises Department on Release of Papers

The Committee for Regional Development has expressed its extreme disappointment that the Department continues to refuse to provide it with papers critical to their inquiry into the Coleraine to Londonderry railway project.

Reference: CRD 04/14/15

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09/01/2015

Committee to hold meeting In Ballycraigy Primary School

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11/12/2014

Chair Denounces Increases as "Unfare"

Chair to the Committee for Regional Development has denounced Translink and the Department for Regional Development for the 5% increase to bus and rail fares announced this evening.

Reference: CRD 03/14/15

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05/11/2014

Committee Rails Minister and Translink and calls for an Immediate Inquiry

Reference: CRD 02/14/15

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10/09/2014

Committee welcomes movement on roads issue

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Regional Development today welcomed the commitment given by Transport NI to introducing weight restrictions in Hillsborough village.

Reference: CRD 01/14/15

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02/07/2014

Committee Expresses Opposition to Enforcement Cameras

The Committee for Regional Development has today voiced its strong opposition to departmental plans to introduce enforcement cameras in bus lanes in Belfast.

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06/05/2014

Committee Welcomes Appointment of New Chief Executive for Translink

The Committee for Regional Development has today welcomed the appointment of David Strahan as Chief Executive of Translink.

Reference: CRD 08/13/14

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06/05/2014

Committee gets on its bike with cycling inquiry

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Committee for Regional Development today announced plans for evidence gathering sessions in relation to its Inquiry into the Benefits of Cycling to the Economy.

Reference: CRD 07/13/14

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