Marshalled List of Amendments - 03 March 2014

27 February 2014

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 193/11-15 – 3 March 2014 

Motion: Fiscal Powers 

That this Assembly notes the ongoing debate concerning the nature of devolution in the United Kingdom; and calls upon the Northern Ireland Executive to approach the UK Government to request a joint commission to review the case for the devolution of fiscal powers to the Northern Ireland Assembly and also for this commission to make recommendations that would improve the financial accountability of the Northern Ireland Assembly and the performance of the local economy.

[Mr J McCallister]
[Mr B McCrea]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘notes’ and insert:

‘the recent devolution of air passenger duty for direct long haul flights, the recent derogation from the Carbon Price Floor, and the Executive’s continued pursuit of the devolution of corporation tax powers; further notes the commitment in the ‘Building a Prosperous and United Community’ document agreed between HM Government and the Executive to ‘examine the potential for devolving specific additional fiscal powers’; and welcomes the commitment of the Minister of Finance and Personnel to report back to the Executive on this issue by Autumn 2014.’

[Mr P Girvan]
[Mr P Weir]
[Mr A McQuillan]
[Mr I McCrea]

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