Marshalled List of Amendments - 06 November 2012

26 October 2012

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4:  Order Paper 97/11-15 – 6 November 2012 

Motion: Child Poverty Action Plan

That this Assembly takes account of the recently published Annual Child Poverty Report; notes that the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister is falling far short of the targets contained within the Child Poverty Act; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to publish an action plan for the Child Poverty Strategy.

[Mr M Nesbitt]
[Mr D Kinahan]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate: 

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

‘notes that the child poverty targets set in the UK wide legislation are challenging and that all regions across the UK are struggling to meet the targets, given the current international economic downturn; and calls on Executive to work with the devolved administrations and the UK Government to identify actions to meet the statutory targets and reduce poverty.’  

[Mr S Moutray]
[Mr G Robinson]
[Mr S Hamilton]

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