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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: 2013/2014

Date: 24 June 2014

Venue: Plenary Chamber

The Assembly met at 10.30am, the Speaker in the Chair.

1. Personal Prayer or Meditation

Members observed two minutes’ silence.

2. Executive Committee Business

2.1 Statement – Review of Apprenticeships Policy and Update on the Review of Youth Training

The Minister for Employment and Learning, Dr Stephen Farry, made a statement regarding the review of Apprenticeships Policy and provided an update on the review of youth training, following which he replied to questions.

2.2 Statement – Major Capital Works

The Minister of Education, Mr John O’Dowd, made a statement regarding major capital works, following which he replied to questions.

2.3 Statement – Publication of the Strategic Framework for Public Health 2013-2023 ‘Making Life Better’

The Deputy Speaker (Mr Dallat) took the Chair.

The Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, Mr Edwin Poots, made a statement regarding the publication of the Strategic Framework for Public Health 2013-2023 ‘Making Life Better’, following which he replied to questions.

The sitting suspended at 12.52pm.

The sitting resumed at 2.00pm with the Deputy Speaker (Mr Beggs) in the Chair.

3. Question Time

3.1 Employment and Learning

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Employment and Learning, Dr Stephen Farry.

3.2 Social Development

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Social Development, Mr Nelson McCausland.

4. Question for Urgent Oral Answer

4.1 Refusal of Applications under the Cost Based Teaching Redundancy Exercise

The Minister of Education, Mr John O’Dowd, responded to a Question for Urgent Oral Answer tabled by Mr Mervyn Storey.

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

5. Executive Committee Business (Cont’d)

5.1 Second Stage – Justice Bill (NIA Bill 37/11-15)

The Minister of Justice, Mr David Ford, moved the Second Stage of the Justice Bill (NIA Bill 37/11-15).

Debate ensued.

The Deputy Speaker (Mr Dallat) took the Chair.

The Speaker took the Chair.

The Justice Bill (NIA Bill 37/11-15) passed Second Stage without division.

6. Adjournment

Mr Tom Elliott spoke to his topic regarding post primary education in County Fermanagh.

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker

The Assembly adjourned at 7.59pm.

Mr William Hay
The Speaker

24 June 2014

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on
24 June 2014

1. Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly

2. Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly

3. Orders in Council

4. Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly

Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland Annual Report 2013-2014 (Parole Commissioners for Northern Ireland)

5. Assembly Reports

6. Statutory Rules

S.R. 2014/XXX The Lands Tribunal (Salaries) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014 (DOJ)

For Information Only:

S.R. 2014/175 The Child Maintenance (2008 Act) (Commencement No. 13) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014 (DSD)

S.R. 2014/176 The Roads (Speed Limit) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014

S.R. 2014/177 The Motor Hackney Carriages (Newry) Bye-Laws (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2014 (DRD)

7. Written Ministerial Statements

8. Consultation Documents

9. Departmental Publications

10. Agency Publications

11. Westminster Publications

12. Miscellaneous Publications

Northern Ireland Assembly Legislation:

Stages in Consideration of Public Bills

First Stage: Introduction of Bill.

Second Stage: General debate of the Bill with an opportunity for Members to vote on its general principles.

Committee Stage (Comm. Stage): Detailed investigation by a Committee which concludes with the publication of a report for consideration by the Assembly.

Consideration Stage (CS): Consideration by the Assembly of, and an opportunity for Members to vote on, the details of the Bill including amendments proposed to the Bill.

Further Consideration Stage (FCS): Consideration by the Assembly of, and an opportunity for Members to vote on, further amendments to the Bill.

Final Stage: Passing or rejecting of Bill by the Assembly, without further amendment.

Royal Assent.

Proceedings as at 25 June 2014

2011-2015 Mandate
Executive Bills

Title &
NIA Bill Number

First
Stage

Second Stage

Comm. Stage to Conclude

Report Ordered to be Printed

CS

FCS

Final Stage

Royal Assent

Marine Bill 5/11-15

21.02.12

05.03.12

06.07.12

05.07.12

30.04.13

13.05.13

21.05.13

17.09.13

Welfare Reform Bill 13/11-15

01.10.12

09.10.12

19.02.13

14.02.13

 

 

 

 

Education Bill 14/11-15

02.10.12

15.10.12

08.04.13

08.04.13

 

 

 

 

Planning Bill 17/11-15

14.01.13

22.01.13

07.06.13

06.06.13

24.06.13 & 25.06.13

 

 

 

Tobacco Retailers Bill 19/11-15

15.04.13

23.04.13

18.10.13

09.10.13

3.12.13

10.02.14

18.02.14

25.03.14

Carrier Bags Bill 20/11-15

03.06.13

11.06.13

30.11.13

26.11.13

28.01.14

25.02.14

10.03.14

28.04.14

Financial Provisions Bill 22/11-15

17.06.13

01.07.13

13.12.13

11.12.13

11.02.14

24.02.14

04.03.14

28.04.14

Public Service Pensions Bill 23/11-15

17.06.13

25.06.13

29.11.13

27.11.13

14.01.14

27.01.14

04.02.14

11.03.14

Licensing of Pavement Cafés Bill 24/11-15

17.06.13

25.06.13

13.12.13

05.12.13

04.03.14

25.03.14

07.04.14

12.05.14

Health and Social Care (Amendment) Bill 27/11-15

16.09.13

24.09.13

11.12.13

04.12.13

20.01.14

28.01.14

11.02.14

11.04.14

Local Government Bill 28/11-15

23.09.13

01.10.13

20.02.14

20.02.14

18&19.03.14

01.04.14

08.04.14

12.05.14

Road Races (Amendment) Bill 29/11-15

18.11.13

26.11.13

/

/

2.12.13

9.12.13

10.12.13

17.01.14

Reservoirs Bill 31/11-15

 

20.01.14

04.02.14

04.07.14

 

 

 

 

 

Budget Bill

32/11-15

10.02.14

11.02.14

/

/

17.02.14

18.02.14

24.02.14

19.03.14

Legal Aid and Coroners’ Courts Bill

33/11-15

31.03.14

08.04.14

20.06.14

18.06.14

 

 

 

 

Work and Families Bill

34/11-15

28.04.14

12.05.14

30.11.14

 

 

 

 

 

Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill

35/11-15

12.05.14

27.05.14

27.03.15

 

 

 

 

 

Budget (No.2) Bill 36/11-15

09.06.14

10.06.14

/

/

16.06.14

17.06.14

30.06.14

 

Justice Bill

37/11-15

16.06.14

24.06.14

 

 

 

 

 

 

2011-2015 Mandate
Non-Executive Bills

Title &
Bill Number

First
Stage

Second Stage

Comm. Stage to Conclude

Report Ordered to be Printed

CS

FCS

Final Stage

Royal Assent

Road Traffic (Speed Limits) Bill 25/11-15

17.06.13

Bill fell.

Re-introduced as Bill 30/11-15 (see below)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Human Trafficking and Exploitation (Further Provisions and Support for Victims) Bill 26/11-15

24.06.13

23.09.13 & 24.09.13

11.04.14

11.04.14

 

 

 

 

Road Traffic (Speed Limits) Bill 30/11-15

 

09.12.13

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/ Bill progressing by accelerated passage

** Please note that any bills that received Royal Assent in the previous session have been removed from the table.

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