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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 10 November 2020

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

1. Prayers

Members observed two minutes' silence.

2. Speaker's Business

Procedures and Conventions.

The Speaker took the opportunity to remind Members about the procedures and conventions on Speaker's decisions, and in particular that Speaker's decisions are final and that it is not in order to challenge them.

3. Executive Committee Business

3.1 Statement: British/Irish Council Summit

The First Minister, the Rt. Hon Arlene Foster, made a statement regarding the recent British/Irish Council Summit meeting, following which she replied to questions.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr Beggs, took the Chair.

3.2 Final Stage: Budget (No. 3) Bill (NIA Bill 09/17-22)

The Minister of Finance, Mr Conor Murphy, moved that the Final Stage of the Budget (No. 3) Bill (NIA Bill 09/17-22) do now pass.

Debate ensued.

The sitting was suspended at 1.00pm.

The sitting resumed at 2.00pm, with the Principal Deputy Speaker in the Chair.

4. Question Time

4.1 Finance

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister of Finance, Mr Conor Murphy.

4.2 Health

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister of Health, Mr Robin Swann.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr McGlone, took the Chair.

5. Executive Committee Business (cont'd)

5.1 Final Stage: Budget (No. 3) Bill (NIA Bill 09/17-22) (cont'd)

Debate resumed.

The Budget (No. 3) Bill (NIA Bill 09/17-22) passed Final Stage with cross-community support.

6. Adjournment

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker

The Assembly adjourned at 4.33pm.

 

Mr Alex Maskey
The Speaker
10 November 2020

 

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on 10 November 2020

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

Members' Contributory Pension Fund Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 (Northern Ireland Audit Office)

Assembly Contributory Pension Fund Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2019 (Northern Ireland Audit Office)

Police Service Northern Ireland Annual Report and Accounts 2019-20 (Department of Justice)

Police Service Northern Ireland Police Pension Accounts 2019-20 (Department of Justice)

Northern Ireland Policing Board Review of the policing response to COVID-19 (Northern Ireland Policing Board)

5. Assembly Reports

6. Statutory Rules

SR 2020/247 The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Travel from Denmark) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 (Department of Health)

For information only

SR 2020/246 The Mental Capacity (2016 Act) (Commencement No.1) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2020 (Department of Health)

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 9 November 2020

2017-2022 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

  

Budget   Bill (NIA Bill 02/17-22)

24/02/20

25/02/20

/

/

02/03/20

03/03/20

09/03/20

26/03/20

Domestic   Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill (NIA Bill 03/17-22)

31/03/20

28/04/20

15/10/20

 

 

 

 

 

Private   Tenancies (Coronavirus Modifications) Bill (NIA Bill 04/17-22)

21/04/20

21/04/20

/

/

28/04/20

/

28/04/20

04/05/20

Budget   (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 05/17-22)

26/05/20

26/05/20

/

/

01/06/20

02/06/20

02/06/20

17/06/20

Housing   Amendment Bill (NIA Bill 06/17-22)

26/05/20

01/06/20

/

/

16/06/20

23/06/20

30/06/20

28/08/20

Pension   Schemes Bill (NIA Bill 07/17-22)

23/06/20

07/07/20

29/01/21

 

 

 

 

 

Executive   Committee (Functions) Bill (NIA Bill 08/17-22)

06/07/20

06/07/20

/

/

21/07/20

27/07/20

28/07/20

25/08/20

Budget   (No. 3) Bill

(NIA   Bill 09/17-22)

19/10/20

20/10/20

/

/

02/11/20

09/11/20

10/11/20

 

The   Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill

(NIA   Bill 10/17-22)

19/10/20

03/11/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

The   Criminal Justice (Committal Reform) Bill (NIA Bill 11/17-22)

03/11/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2017-2022 Mandate
Non-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

  

Functioning   of Government (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill (NIA Bill 01/17-22)

03/02/20

16/03/20

02/12/20

 

 

 

 

 

/ Bills progressing by accelerated passage

PROXY VOTING NOTICES – TUESDAY 10 NOVEMBER 2020

The following Members notified the Speaker, under Standing Order 112, that they wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for the sitting on Tuesday 10 November 2020:

Andy Allen

Gerry Kelly

Martina   Anderson

Liz Kimmins

Caoimhe Archibald

Naomi Long

Kellie   Armstrong

Gordon Lyons

Rosemary   Barton

Séan Lynch

Roy Beggs

Chris Lyttle

John Blair

Nichola   Mallon

Cathal Boylan

Declan   McAleer

Sinéad   Bradley

Fra McCann

Paula Bradley

Daniel   McCrossan

Paula   Bradshaw

Patsy McGlone

Jonathan   Buckley

Colin McGrath

Pam Cameron

Philip   McGuigan

Pat Catney

Maolíosa   McHugh

Alan Chambers

Sinead   McLaughlin

Linda Dillon

Justin   McNulty

Diane Dodds

Andrew Muir

Jemma Dolan

Karen Mullan

Gordon Dunne

Conor Murphy

Mark Durkan

Mike Nesbitt

Alex Easton

Robin Newton

Sinéad Ennis

Carál Ní   Chuilín

Arlene Foster

Michelle   O’Neill

Órlaithí   Flynn

Edwin Poots

Colm   Gildernew

George   Robinson

Paul Givan

Emma Rogan

Deirdre   Hargey

Pat Sheehan

Harry Harvey

Emma Sheerin

David   Hilditch

Christopher   Stalford

Cara Hunter

John Stewart

William Irwin

Mervyn Storey

Declan   Kearney

Robin Swann

Dolores Kelly

Peter Weir

 

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