Marshalled List of Amendments

10 May 2013

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 3: Order Paper 137/11-15 – 14 May 2013

Motion: Single All-Island Agreed rate of Duty on Vehicle Fuel

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to carry out an assessment of how a single all-island agreed rate of duty on vehicle fuel could increase revenue, combat fuel fraud, and save the taxpayer money by mitigating environmental crime; and further calls on the Minister to discuss, with the Treasury, the possibility of using such savings towards a reduction in the rate of duty on vehicle fuel.

[Mr D McKay]
[Mr M McLaughlin]
[Ms M Fearon]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘how’ and insert:

‘the introduction of a universal fuel duty with a rebate system for public transportation, aviation and farm and plant vehicles could increase revenue, combat fuel fraud, and save the taxpayer money by mitigating environmental crime; and further calls on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to discuss with the Treasury the possibility of using such savings towards a reduction in the rate of duty on vehicle fuel.’

[Mr D Bradley]
[Mr A Maginness]

Motion: Future of Rural Schools

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to consider the issues associated with the future of rural schools in the context of area planning; and to work in partnership with his Executive colleagues to achieve a holistic solution for education in rural communities.

[Mr M Storey]
[Miss M McIlveen]
[Mr J Craig]
[Mrs B Hale]

 

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Proposed: After ‘planning’ insert:

‘; introduce a legislative presumption against the closure of rural schools as well as an additional duty to consider the impact a closure would have on the community, similar to the protections already in place in England and Scotland’

[Mr D Kinahan]
[Mrs J Dobson]

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