In light of the public health situation, Parliament Buildings is closed to the public. No public tours, events or visitor activities will take place, until further notice. 

However, Assembly business continues. Check the business diary for Plenary and Committee meetings.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

Tuesday 31 March 2020

These timings are PURELY INDICATIVE
If an item of business concludes early, the next may be taken immediately.

TUESDAY 31 MARCH 2020

ITEM OF BUSINESS

(MONDAY)

MEMBER

TIME ALLOCATED BY BUSINESS COMMITTEE

ANTICIPATED TIME

Prayers

The Speaker

 

10.30 - 10.32

MATTER OF THE DAY

Abortion Regulations

 

Mr Jim Allister

Up to 30 mins

10.32 – 11.00

ASSEMBLY BUSINESS

Motion: Committee Membership

Ms Kellie Armstrong
Mr John Blair

 

 

11.00 – 11.02

Motion: Trustees of the Assembly Members’ Pension Scheme

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr John O’Dowd
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr Robbie Butler
Mr John Blair

 

11.02 – 11.04

Establishment of an Ad Hoc Committee on COVID-19

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr John O’Dowd
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr Robbie Butler
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Ms Clare Bailey

 

11.04 – 11.10

MINISTERIAL STATEMENT

Budget

Minister of Finance

*

11.10 – 12.10

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BUSINESS

First Stage: Domestic Abuse Bill

Minister of Justice

*

12.10 – 12.12

Legislative Consent Motion for the UK Government Agriculture Bill

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

*

12.12 – 1.00

 

LUNCH – BUSINESS COMMITTEE SCHEDULED TO MEET AT 1.00PM

 

1.00 - 2.00

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BUSINESS (cont’d)

Legislative Consent Motion for the UK Government Agriculture Bill (cont’d)

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

*

2.00 - 3.15

The draft Discretionary Support (Amendment No. 2) (COVID-19) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Minister for Communities

*

3.15 – 3.45

COMMITTEE BUSINESS

Motion: Amend Standing Orders

Committee on Procedures

 

3.45 – 4.45

ADJOURNMENT

The Speaker

 

4.45

 

 

* These items should have NO time limits applied.  ^ Intended – formal notification not yet received by Speaker

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