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Marshalled List of Amendments - 18 February 2014

 14 February 2014

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4:  Order Paper 190/11-15 – 18 February 2014 

Motion: Nourishment in Schools  

That this Assembly recognises that research clearly shows that proper nourishment benefits a child's ability to learn; and calls upon the Minister of Education to explore, via a Pilot Programme if necessary, what steps can be taken to ensure that children coming into schools in the mornings are adequately prepared to benefit from the lessons they will receive.

[Mr C Hazzard]
[Ms M Boyle]
[Mr P Sheehan]

 

Amendment 1

Proposed: Leave out all after ‘learn;’ and insert:

‘welcomes the initiatives taken to date on the issue through the introduction of Breakfast Clubs and the work of the Education Catering Services of the Education and Library Boards; and calls upon the Minister of Education to explore what further action can be taken to ensure that children come to school ready to benefit from the lessons they receive.’

[Mr M Storey]
[Mr J Craig]
[Mr R Newton]
[Mr S Moutray]

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