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Marshalled List of Amendments

Tuesday 30 June 2020

 27 June 2020 

Committee Business

 

Item 2: Order Paper 31/17-22 – Tuesday 30 June 2020

Motion: Conferral of Functions on the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes that Members' salaries and pensions are determined by an independent body and that there should be no change to that arrangement; agrees that alternative provision should be made for Members' allowances; and, in accordance with section 47 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, resolves that the Assembly Commission may determine the allowances payable to Members of the Assembly, the date from which such allowances are payable, which may be a date before or after the making of the determination or this resolution, and that the Commission shall publish any such determination.

[Mr Keith Buchanan]

[Mr John O’Dowd]

[Mr Colin McGrath]

[Mr Robbie Butler]

[Mr John Blair]

 

The following Amendment has been selected for debate:

Amendment 1

Leave out all after ‘salariesand insert:

‘, allowances and pensions are determined by an independent body and that there should be no change to that arrangement, save that, in accordance with section 47 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, the Assembly Commission can issue guidance to the independent body on the subject of allowances, with the exception of the quantum thereof, but only in circumstances where the implementation of the arrangements set by the independent body are causing practical difficulties or inequities, and the Commission shall publish all such guidance.’

[Mr Jim Allister]

 

 

Private Members’ Business

Item 5: Order Paper 31/17-22 – Tuesday 30 June 2020

Motion: Concern and Anxiety over the Reopening of Schools

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the concern and anxiety that exists among teaching and non-teaching staff, as well as among parents and young people, in relation to the eventual reopening of schools; understands the challenges facing school Boards of Governors and Principals in keeping children and teachers safe while providing high quality education; believes that any reopening of schools should be based on scientific and medical advice consistent with that provided by the World Health Organisation and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control; and calls on the Minister of Education to engage and consult extensively with education stakeholders as well as parents and young people in advance of the reopening of schools in order to provide clear and early guidance.

[Ms Karen Mullan]

[Ms Catherine Kelly]

[Mr John O’Dowd]

[Mr Pat Sheehan]

[Mr Philip McGuigan]

 

The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:           

Amendment 2

Leave out all after ‘Control;and insert:

‘further recognises the limitations faced by many pupils in accessing online courses and private tutoring: recognises the need for an essential catch up programme to be established for all pupils, especially those from disadvantaged backgrounds; and calls on the Minister of Education to engage and consult with all stakeholders, including teachers, parents and young people, on the reopening of schools and to ensure that no child loses out upon the reopening of schools.’

[Mr Daniel McCrossan]

[Mr Justin McNulty]

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