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Revised Marshalled List of Amendments - 27 January 2020

24 January 2020

Private Members’ Business – Motions

Item 4: Order Paper 6/17-22 – Monday 27 January 2020

Motion: Autism Training in Schools

That this Assembly recognises the specific needs of pupils with autism in our schools; values and supports the role of all educators in ensuring pupils with autism have the best educational outcomes; and calls on the Minister of Education to explore the introduction of mandatory autism training for all teachers and classroom assistants.

[Mrs Pam Cameron]
[Mr David Hilditch]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate –

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘Education’ and insert:

‘to introduce mandatory autism training for all trainee teachers, teachers and classroom assistants.’

[Miss Rachel Woods]
[Mr Chris Lyttle]

Amendment 2

At end insert:

‘, and for teacher training colleges to introduce a compulsory module which includes this training during the Postgraduate Graduate Certificate in Education.’

[Ms Karen Mullan]
[Ms Catherine Kelly]

Motion: Climate Emergency

That this Assembly recognises that we are facing climate breakdown and a biodiversity crisis which are impacting here and now, and will affect all aspects of our lives in coming years; declares a climate emergency; and calls upon the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs and the Minister for the Economy to implement urgently the commitments as agreed in the New Decade, New Approach agreement to include reviewing the Executive’s strategies to reduce carbon emissions in respect of the Paris Accord and the need to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial temperatures by 2100; developing a new energy strategy which will set ambitious targets and actions for a fair and just transition to a zero carbon society; bringing forward a climate change act to give environmental targets a strong legal underpinning; establishing an Independent Environmental Protection Agency to oversee this work and ensure targets are met; developing an economic strategy which will support clean and inclusive growth and create jobs as part of a green new deal; creating a plan to eliminate plastic pollution; and closing down the Renewable Heat Incentive scheme and replacing with it with a scheme that cuts carbon emissions effectively.

[Dr Caoimhe Archibald]
[Mr Philip McGuigan]
[Mr Declan McAleer]

The Speaker has selected the following Amendments for debate –

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘we are’ and insert:

‘in the midst of climate breakdown and a biodiversity crisis; declares a climate emergency; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to produce as a matter of urgency, a Climate Change Act that details how the commitments of the New Decade, New Approach will be implemented, and to establish an Independent Environmental Protection Agency to oversee this work and ensure targets are met.’

[Miss Rachel Woods]
[Ms Clare Bailey]

The amendment previously listed as Amendment 1 to this motion and standing in the names of Mr Christopher Stalford and Mr William Irwin has been withdrawn.

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