Marshalled List of Amendments - Monday 13 April 2015

 26 March 2015

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 5: Order Paper 269/11-16 – 13 April 2015

Motion: Inequality in Teacher Employment

That this Assembly notes the failure of the First Minister and deputy First Minister to repeal the exemption in fair employment law allowing discrimination on the grounds of religious belief in teacher appointments, as mandated by the motion Teachers: Employment Law which was approved by the Assembly on 22 April 2013; recognises that the teacher exemption, as well as the continuing requirement for a Certificate in Religious Education at nursery and primary level in the Catholic maintained sector, are unnecessary barriers to truly shared education; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to take action to remove these overt examples of inequality and discrimination.

[Mr D Kinahan]
[Mrs S Overend]
[Mr R Swann]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Insert at end:

‘; and further calls, as an interim measure until this action is implemented, on St Mary’s University College to provide access to the teaching of the Certificate in Religious Education to students from other teacher training institutions, including Stranmillis University College.’

[Mr T Lunn]
[Ms A Lo]
[Mr C Lyttle] 

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