The Northern Ireland Assembly has been dissolved. The election will take place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2012/2013

Date: 14 November 2012

Venue: Room 29

The meeting began in public session at 10.13am.

1. Apologies

Apologies were as indicated above.

2. Welfare Reform Bill

The Committee continued its deliberation of the Welfare Reform Bill.  Members discussed several key areas of the Bill and considered the possible ways forward in dealing with the outstanding issues.

Mr Michael Copeland joined the meeting at 10.18am

Mr Michael Copeland left the meeting at 11.12am.

Ms Paula Bradley left the meeting at 11.27am.

Mr Michael Copeland re-joined the meeting at 11.31am.

The meeting adjourned at 11.59am.

Mr Mark Durkan left the meeting at 11.59am.

Ms Pam Brown left the meeting at 11.59am.

The meeting recommenced in public session at 13.11pm.

The Committee continued its deliberation of the Welfare Reform Bill.

Ms Judith Cochrane joined the meeting at 13.23pm

Mr Mark H Durkan re-joined the meeting at 13.23pm.

Ms Pam Brown re- joined the meeting at 13.58pm

Mr Gregory Campbell joined the meeting at 14.20pm

Mr Fra McCann left the meeting at 14.22pm

This session was recorded by Hansard.

3. Date, time and place of next meeting

The next meeting will take place at 10:00am on Thursday 15 November 2012 in Room 29 Parliament Buildings.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 14.35pm.

Mr Alex Maskey
Chairperson, Committee for Social Development.
22 November 2012

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