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.

Marshalled List of Amendments

Item 5: Order Paper 122/11-15  4 March 2013

Motion: Draft Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill

That this Assembly notes the publication of the draft Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland; supports the commitment to bring to an end the practice of dual mandates; welcomes the recognition within the Bill that political donations in Northern Ireland require sensitivity; acknowledges that further work is needed on measures that are still under consideration for potential inclusion in the Bill, including the creation of a formal opposition in the Assembly, the size of the Assembly and the length of the Assembly term; and calls on all political parties which support inclusive and consensual politics to play a full role at Westminster, or to forfeit the expenses that they claim from Parliament.

[Mr M Nesbitt]
[Mr T Elliott]
[Mrs S Overend]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Proposed: Leave out from ‘welcomes’ to ‘sensitivity’ and substitute:

‘believes that the declaration and publication of donations to political parties in Northern Ireland should be handled in the same manner as donations to political parties in Great Britain’

[Mr C Lyttle]
[Mr S Dickson]
[Ms A Lo]

 

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