Marshalled List of Amendments - 07 October 2013

 3 October 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5:  Order Paper 161/11-15 – 7 October 2013 

Motion: Town Centre Strategy 

That this Assembly expresses its concern over the ongoing pressures on small businesses, in particular, those in the retail sector; notes the current and forthcoming policies and programmes in relation to business rates, planning, Business Improvement Districts, public transport, the development of shared space and urban regeneration; and calls on the Minister for Social Development to produce an overarching strategy for town centres, high streets and urban villages to ensure the effective co-ordination of the current and future initiatives.

[Mrs J Cochrane]
[Mr S Dickson]
[Mr K McCarthy]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘regeneration;’ and insert:

‘further notes that the majority of local authorities have extensive town centre plans; and calls on the Minister for Social Development and the Executive to enable these plans by utilising all the funding mechanisms at their disposal.’

[Mrs D Kelly]
[Mr D Bradley]

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