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 - 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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