17 October 2011

Marshalled List of Amendments
13 October 2011

Item 4: Order Paper 23/11-15 – 17 October 2011

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion: Safeguarding Rural Schools

That this Assembly expresses concern at the potential impact of the statement by the Minister of Education on 26 September 2011, particularly on the future of smaller rural schools; notes that schools are at the heart of rural communities to education; further notes the particular access requirements of rural communities to education; and calls on the Minister of Education to ensure that decisions on the future of rural schools are fully measured against rural standards and proofing.

[Mr C McDevitt]
[Mr D Bradley]
[Mr J Byrne]

The Speaker has selected the following amendments for debate:

Amendment 1:
Proposed: After second ‘education;’ insert:

‘believes that shared and integrated education could provide alternatives to school closures;’

[Mr T Lunn]
[Mr C Lyttle]
[Ms A Lo]
[Mr S Dickson]

Amendment 2:

Proposed: At end insert:

‘and that there is equity of treatment between the controlled and maintained sectors.’

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

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