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Marshalled List of Amendments

Tuesday 10 March 2020

06 March 2020

Private Members’ Business

Item 4: Order Paper 15/17-22 – Tuesday 10 March 2020

Motion: Independent Review of Education

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to implement urgently the New Decade, New Approach commitment to establish an external, independent review of education provision with a focus on greater efficiency in delivery costs, raising standards, access to the curriculum for all pupils, and an inclusive single education system.

[Mr Chris Lyttle]

[Ms Kellie Armstrong]

 

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate:

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘calls on’ and insert:

‘the Executive to implement urgently the New Decade, New Approach commitment to establish an external, independent review of education provision, with a focus on securing greater efficiency in delivery costs, raising standards, access to the curriculum for all pupils, and the prospects of moving towards a single education system.’

[Ms Karen Mullan]

[Ms Catherine Kelly]

Amendment 2

Leave out all between ‘greater’ and ‘raising’ and insert:

‘expansion of public funding to support the delivery costs identified within the review, addressing pay disputes with teaching unions,’

[Mr Gerry Carroll]

Motion: Childcare Strategy

That this Assembly believes that access to good quality and affordable childcare can help
empower those parents who want to stay and progress in paid work; accepts that this, in turn,
will contribute to the local economy; recognises the transformative role that good childcare can play in supporting the educational, social and physical development of a child; supports the aim of providing 30 hours of free childcare for 38 weeks a year for 3 to 4 year olds, in line with the rest of the United Kingdom; further recognises that there are significant pressures already on the budget of the Department of Education; and calls upon the Executive to implement a childcare strategy and any legislation required to enable this to proceed.

[Mr Robin Newton]

[Mr Maurice Bradley]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Leave out all between ‘help’ and ‘accepts’ and insert:

‘tackle disadvantage and poverty by closing the educational gap between the most and least advantaged children, can empower parents who want to stay and progress in paid work, and those who want to return to education or training;’

[Ms Catherine Kelly]

[Ms Jemma Dolan]

[Mr Pat Sheehan]

 

For the debates on these motions, and in line with established practice, the proposers of an amendment will have 10 minutes to move and 5 minutes to wind. 

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