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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 10 May 2021

The Assembly met at noon, the Speaker in the Chair.

1. Prayers

Members observed two minutes' silence.


2. Executive Committee Business

2.1 Motion: The Rates (Regional Rates) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021

Proposed:

That the Rates (Regional Rates) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021 be affirmed.

Minister of Finance

Debate ensued.

The Question being put, the motion was carried with cross-community support.


3. Private Members' Business

3.1 Second Stage: Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22)

Ms Clare Bailey moved the Second Stage of the Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22).

Debate ensued.

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

The debate stood suspended for Question Time.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr McGlone, took the Chair.

 

4. Question Time

4.1 Communities

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Communities, Ms Deirdre Hargey.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr Beggs, took the Chair.

4.2 Economy

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for the Economy, Mrs Diane Dodds.

The Speaker took the Chair.

 

5. Assembly Business

5.1 Motion: Extension of Sitting on Monday 10 May 2021 under Standing Order 10(3A)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 10(3A), the sitting on Monday 10 May 2021 be extended to no later than 8:00pm.

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr John O'Dowd
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr Robbie Butler
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Ms Clare Bailey

The Question being put, the motion was carried.


6. Private Members' Business (cont'd)

6.1 Second Stage: Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22) (cont'd)

Debate resumed.

The Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22) passed Second Stage (Division).

 

7. Adjournment

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker

The Assembly adjourned at 8.18pm.

 

Mr Alex Maskey
The Speaker
10 May 2021

Northern Ireland Assembly

10 May 2021 - Division 1

Second Stage: Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22)

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 58
Noes: 29

AYES
Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Anderson, Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Beattie, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lynch, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCann, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Mullan, Mr Murphy, Mr Nesbitt, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Carroll, Miss Woods.

NOES
Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Foster, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Givan, Mr Harvey.

The Climate Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22) passed Second Stage.

The following Members' votes were cast by their notified proxy in this division:

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson, Mrs Long, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Mr K Buchanan voted for Ms P Bradley, Mr T Buchanan, Ms Bunting, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Foster, Mr Givan [Teller, Noes], Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Butler voted for Mr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

Ms Ennis voted for Ms Anderson, Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr Lynch, Mr McAleer, Mr McCann, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms Mullan, Mr Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Mr O'Toole voted for Ms S Bradley, Mr Catney, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Ms Mallon, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin and Mr McNulty.

Ms Bailey voted for Mr Lunn.

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on 5 May 2021 to 10 May 2021



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

Maze Long Kesh Development Corporation Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20 (The Executive Office)

5. Assembly Reports

Report of the Examiner of Statutory Rules to the Assembly and the Appropriate Committees Thirty-seventh Report of Session 2020–2021 (NIA 99/17-22) (Examiner of Statutory Rules)

6. Statutory Rules

Draft SR - The Police Act 1997 (Criminal Record Certificates: Relevant Matters) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department of Justice)

SR 2021/118 The Housing Benefit and Universal Credit (Care Leavers and Homeless) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department for Communities)

SR 2021/119 The Rates (Exemption for Automatic Telling Machines in Rural Areas) Order (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department of Finance)

For information only

Explanatory Memorandum for SR 2021/117 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Amendment No. 3) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department of Health)

7. Written Ministerial Statements

JCVI Announcement on the Astra Zeneca Vaccine (Minister of Health)

8. Consultation Documents

9. Departmental Publications

The Pollution Prevention and Control (District Councils) Charging Scheme (Northern Ireland) 2021 (Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs)
Northern Ireland Civil Service 2019 Workforce Review including The Review of Fair Participation and The Review of Gender (Department of Finance)

10. Agency Publications

11. Westminster Publications

12. Miscellaneous Publications

PROXY VOTING NOTICES – MONDAY 10 MAY 2021

The following Members notified the Speaker, under Standing Order 112, that they wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for the sitting on Monday 10 May 2021:

Steve Aiken

Naomi Long

Andy Allen

Trevor Lunn

Martina Anderson

Gordon Lyons

Caoimhe Archibald

Séan Lynch

Kellie Armstrong

Chris Lyttle

Cathal Boylan

Nichola Mallon

Paula Bradley

Declan McAleer

Sinead Bradley

Fra McCann

Paula Bradshaw

Daniel McCrossan

Nicola Brogan

Patsy McGlone

Thomas Buchanan

Colin McGrath

Joanne Bunting

Philip McGuigan

Pat Catney

Maolíosa McHugh

Alan Chambers

Sinead McLaughlin

Stewart Dickson

Justin McNulty

Linda Dillon

Gary Middleton

Diane Dodds

Andrew Muir

Jemma Dolan

Karen Mullan

Gordon Dunne

Conor Murphy

Mark Durkan

Mike Nesbitt

Alex Easton

Robin Newton

Arlene Foster

Carál Ní Chuilín

Órlaithí Flynn

Michelle O’Neill

Colm Gildernew

Edwin Poots

Paul Givan

George Robinson

Deirdre Hargey

Emma Rogan

Harry Harvey

Pat Sheehan

Cara Hunter

Emma Sheerin

William Irwin

Christopher Stalford

Declan Kearney

John Stewart

Dolores Kelly

Mervyn Storey

Gerry Kelly

Robin Swann

Liz Kimmins

Peter Weir

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