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Minutes of Proceedings

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 01 February 2022


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

1. Prayers

Members observed two minutes' silence.

2. Ministerial Statement

2.1 Report on Care and Supervision Units in the Northern Ireland Prison Service

The Minister of Justice, Mrs Naomi Long, made a statement regarding a Report on Care and Supervision Units in the Northern Ireland Prison Service, following which she replied to questions.

The Deputy Speaker, Mr Beggs, took the Chair.

2.2 Support Scheme for Northern Ireland Search and Rescue Services

The Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Mr Edwin Poots, made a statement regarding a Support Scheme for Northern Ireland Search and Rescue Services, following which he replied to questions.

3. Executive Committee Business

3.1 Further Consideration Stage: Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus) Bill (NIA Bill 44/17-22)

The Minister of Finance, Mr Conor Murphy, moved the Further Consideration Stage of the Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus) Bill (NIA Bill 44/17-22).

No amendments were tabled to the Bill.

The Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus) Bill (NIA Bill 44/17-22) stood referred to the Speaker for consideration in accordance with section 10 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

3.2 Motion: Suspension of Standing Order 42(1) - Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus) Bill

Proposed:

That Standing Order 42(1) be suspended for 7 February 2022 in respect of the Final Stage of the Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus) Bill.

Minister of Finance

Debate ensued.

The question being put, the motion was agreed with cross-community support.

3.3 Further Consideration Stage: Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill (NIA Bill 30/17-22)

The Minister of Health, Mr Robin Swann, moved the Further Consideration Stage of the Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill (NIA Bill 30/17-22).

No amendments were tabled to the Bill.

The Organ and Tissue Donation (Deemed Consent) Bill (NIA Bill 30/17-22) stood referred to the Speaker for consideration in accordance with section 10 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

3.4 Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22)

The Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs, Mr Edwin Poots, moved the Consideration Stage of the Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22).

Eighty amendments were tabled to the Bill and selected for debate.

Clauses

Amendment 1 to Clause 1 was not moved.

The sitting was suspended at 12.55pm.

The sitting resumed at 2.00pm. The Deputy Speaker, Mr McGlone, took the Chair.

4. Question Time

4.1 Infrastructure

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Infrastructure, Ms Nichola Mallon.

The Speaker took the Chair.

5. Executive Committee Business (cont'd)

5.1 Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) (cont'd)

Debate resumed.

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

The sitting was suspended at 6.01pm and resumed at 6.33pm, with the Principal Deputy Speaker in the Chair.

The Speaker took the Chair.

Clauses

After debate, Amendment 2 to Clause 1 was made on division (Division 1).

As Amendment 2 was made, Amendment 3 was not called.

After debate, Amendment 4 to Clause 1 was made.

As Amendment 4 was made, Amendment 5 was not called.

The question being put, it was agreed on division that Clause 1, as amended, stand part of the Bill (Division 2).

After debate, Amendment 6 inserting new clause 'Emission targets for 2030 and 2040' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 3).

After debate, Amendment 7 to Clause 2 was not moved.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 2 stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 8 to Clause 3 was not moved.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 3 stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 9 to Clause 4 was made.

As Amendment 9 was made, Amendment 10 was not called.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 4, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 11 inserting new clause 'Meaning of "net zero"' was not moved.

After debate, Amendment 12 to Clause 5 was made on division (Division 4).

After debate, Amendment 13 to Clause 5 was made.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 5, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 14 to Clause 6 was made on division (Division 5).

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 6, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 15 to Clause 7 was made.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 7, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 8 stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 16 to Clause 9 was made.

After debate, Amendment 17 to Clause 9 was made.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 9, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 10 stand part of the Bill.

Consideration Stage of the Climate Change (No.2) Bill was suspended until Wednesday 2 February 2022.

The sitting was suspended at 9.35pm.

The sitting resumed at 10.30am on Wednesday 2 February 2022, the Principal Deputy Speaker in the Chair.

Debate resumed.

The Speaker took the Chair.

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

The sitting was suspended at 1.02pm and resumed at 1.42pm, with the Principal Deputy Speaker in the Chair.

Clauses

After debate, Amendment 18 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans' was made and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 19 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for energy' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 6).

After debate, Amendment 20 inserting new clause 'Renewable electricity consumption' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 7).

After debate, Amendment 21 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for infrastructure' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 8).

After debate, Amendment 22 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for industrial processes' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 9).

After debate, Amendment 23 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for waste management' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 10).

After debate, Amendment 24 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for agriculture' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 11).

After debate, Amendment 25 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for fisheries' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 12).

The Speaker took the Chair.

After debate, Amendment 26 inserting new clause 'Sectoral plans for transport' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 13).

After debate, Amendment 27 inserting new clause 'Duty to produce a land use strategy' was negatived on division (Division 14).

After debate, Amendment 28 inserting new clause 'Active travel' was made and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 29 to Clause 11 was made on division (Division 15).

After debate, Amendment 30 to Clause 11 was made on division (Division 16).

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 11, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 12 stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 31 to Clause 13 was made.

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 13, as amended, stand part of the Bill.

After debate, Amendment 32 inserting new clause 'Setting of carbon budgets: Social, environmental and economic factors' was made on division and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill (Division 17).

The question being put, it was agreed that Clause 14 stand part of the Bill.

The sitting was suspended at 4.12pm and resumed at 4.46pm, with the Speaker in the Chair

The Principal Deputy Speaker took the Chair.

After debate, Amendment 33 to Clause 15 was made on division (Division 18).

The question being put, it was agreed on division that Clause 15, as amended, stand part of the Bill (Division 19).

After debate, Amendment 34 inserting new clause 'Nitrogen balance sheets' was negatived on division (Division 20).

After debate, Amendment 35 to Clause 16 was made on division (Division 21).

After debate, Amendment 36 to Clause 16 was made on division (Division 22).

After debate, Amendment 37 to Clause 16 was made on division (Division 23).

The sitting was suspended at 7.24pm and resumed at 8.00pm, the Speaker in the Chair.

The question being put, it was agreed on division that Clause 16, as amended, stand part of the Bill (Division 24).

After debate, Amendment 39, as an amendment to Amendment 38, was made on division (Division 25).

After debate, Amendment 40, as an amendment to Amendment 38, was negatived.

After debate, Amendment 41, as an amendment to Amendment 38, was made.

As Amendment 41 was made, Amendment 42 was not called.

After debate, Amendment 38 inserting new clause 'Requirements for proposals and policies under Section 16' was made, as amended, and it was agreed that the new clause stand part of the Bill.

Consideration Stage of the Climate Change (No.2) Bill was suspended until Monday 7 February 2022.

6. Adjournment

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker

The Assembly adjourned at 8.26pm.

 

Mr Alex Maskey
The Speaker
2 February 2022

Northern Ireland Assembly

1 February 2022 - Division 1

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 2

Proposed:

Clause 1, Page 1, Line 6

Leave out '82%' and insert '100%'

Ms Clare Bailey
Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 50
Noes: 38

AYES

Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Boylan, Mr McGuigan.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Dr Aiken, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Beggs voted for Dr Aiken [Teller, Noes], Mr Allen, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr McGlone voted for Mrs S Bradley and Mr McNulty.

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan [Teller, Ayes], Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

1 February 2022 - Division 2

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Clause 1 (As amended)

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 49
Noes: 38

AYES

Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Ms Bailey, Mr Boylan.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Dr Aiken, Mr Harvey.

Clause 1, as amended, was agreed.

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.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Beggs voted for Dr Aiken [Teller, Noes], Mr Allen, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr McGlone voted for Mrs S Bradley and Mr McNulty.

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

1 February 2022 - Division 3

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 6

Proposed:

New Clause

After Clause 1 insert -

'Emissions targets for 2030 and 2040

1A.— (1) The Department must set targets for the years 2030 and 2040 that are in line with the overall target for the year 2050.

(2) Proposed targets for the years 2030 and 2040 must be laid before the Assembly within 24 months of this Act receiving Royal Assent and be approved by draft affirmative resolution.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 60
Noes: 27

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Boylan, Mr McGuigan.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Beggs voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr McGlone voted for Mrs S Bradley and Mr McNulty.

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan [Teller, Ayes], Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

1 February 2022 - Division 4

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 12

Proposed:

Clause 5, page 2, line 21

At end insert -

'(1A) The baseline for carbon dioxide is the amount of net Northern Ireland emissions of carbon dioxide in 1990.'

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 76
Noes: 10

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Dr Archibald, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Boylan, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Ms S Bradley, Ms Brogan, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Mrs Dodds, Ms Dolan, Mr Dunne, Mr Durkan, Mr Easton, Ms Ennis, Mrs Erskine, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Frew, Mr Gildernew, Mr Givan, Ms Hargey, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Ms Hunter, Mr Irwin, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr Lyons, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Miss McIlveen, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Middleton, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Mr Poots, Miss Reilly, Mr Robinson, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

NOES

Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr Muir, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Muir, Miss Woods.

The amendment was made.

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 [Teller, Noes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Ayes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Ayes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Beggs voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr McGlone voted for Mrs S Bradley and Mr McNulty.

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Northern Ireland Assembly

1 February 2022 - Division 5

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 14

Proposed:

Clause 6, page 2, line 36

At end insert -

'(2) Subsection (1) does not apply in relation to the net Northern Ireland emissions account for carbon dioxide for 2050 (see subsection (3)).

(3) The net Northern Ireland emissions account for carbon dioxide for 2050 is determined as follows

(a) take the amount of net Northern Ireland emissions of carbon dioxide for 2050 (which is to be determined in accordance with sections 7 and 8),

(b) deduct the amount of carbon units that are to be credited to the net Northern Ireland emissions account for carbon dioxide for 2050 (in accordance with regulations under section 9), and

(c) add the amount of carbon units that are to be debited from the net Northern Ireland emissions account for carbon dioxide for 2050 (also in accordance with regulations under section 9).'

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 76
Noes: 9

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Dr Archibald, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Boylan, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Ms S Bradley, Ms Brogan, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Mrs Dodds, Ms Dolan, Mr Dunne, Mr Durkan, Mr Easton, Ms Ennis, Mrs Erskine, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Frew, Mr Gildernew, Mr Givan, Ms Hargey, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Ms Hunter, Mr Irwin, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr Lyons, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Miss McIlveen, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Middleton, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Mr Poots, Miss Reilly, Mr Robinson, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

NOES

Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr Muir.

Tellers for the Noes: Ms Bailey, Mr Dickson.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Noes], Mrs Long, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Ayes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Ayes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mr Beggs voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 6

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 19

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for energy

10B.— (1) The Department for the Economy must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Energy sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3 in accordance with 4A.'

(2) Sectoral Plans for Energy must include policies and proposals for energy production and the supply of private and public heating and cooling systems.'

Mr Stewart Dickson
Mr John Blair
Ms Kellie Armstrong

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 34
Noes: 28

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 7

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 20

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Renewable electricity consumption

10C.—(1) The Department for the Economy must ensure that at least 80% of electricity consumption from renewable sources by 2030.'

Mr Stewart Dickson
Mr John Blair
Mr Andrew Muir

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 34
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 Irwin, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 8

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 21

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for infrastructure

10D.—(1) The Department for Infrastructure must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Infrastructure sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3.

(2) Sectoral Plans for Infrastructure must include policies and proposals for planning and construction.'

Mr Andrew Muir
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Mr John Blair

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 9

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 22

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for industrial processes

10E. The Department for the Economy must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Industrial Processes setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3.'

Mr Stewart Dickson
Mr John Blair
Mr Andrew Muir

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 10

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 23

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for waste management

10F.—(1) The Department must ensure that at least 70% of waste is recycled by 2030.

(2) The Department must develop and publish a plan for the waste management sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3 and in subsection (1) of this section in accordance with 4A.'

Mr John Blair
Mr Andrew Muir
Ms Kellie Armstrong

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 11

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 24

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plan for agriculture

10G.—(1) The Department must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Agricultural sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3 of this Act.

(2) Sectoral Plans for Agriculture must contain proposals for carrying out fully funded carbon audits of farms to assess where performance improvements and savings can be made.'

(3) As part of the carbon auditing process, carbon sequestration measures already being conducted by the sector should be calculated.'

Mr John Blair
Mr Andrew Muir
Ms Kellie Armstrong

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 12

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 25

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for fisheries

'10H.—(1) The Department must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Fisheries sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3 of this Act.

(2) Sectoral Plans for Fisheries must include policies and proposals for sea fisheries and the inland fisheries industry.'

Mr John Blair
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Mr Stewart Dickson

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 13

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 26

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert -

'Sectoral plans for transport

'10I.—(1) The Department for Infrastructure must develop and publish Sectoral Plans for the Transport sector setting out how the sector will contribute to the achievement of the targets in sections 1, 2 and 3.

(2) Sectoral Plans for Transport must include policies and proposals for public and private transport.'

Mr Andrew Muir
Mr John Blair
Ms Kellie Armstrong

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 35
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr Nesbitt, Mr O'Toole, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 14

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 27

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 10 insert –

'Land Use Strategy

Duty to produce a land use strategy

10J.—(1) The Department must, within three years from the date on which this Act receives Royal Assent, lay a land use strategy before the before the Assembly

(2) The strategy must, in particular, set out—

(a) the Department's objectives in relation to sustainable land use;

(b) their proposals and policies for meeting those objectives; and

(c) the timescales over which those proposals and policies are expected to take effect.

(3) The objectives, proposals and policies referred to in subsection (2) must contribute to—

(a) achievement of the Department's targets under, clauses 1-3;

(b) achievement of the Department's objectives in relation to adaptation to climate change,including those set out in clause 27; and

(c) sustainable development.

(4) Before laying the strategy before the Assembly, the Department must publish a draft strategy and consult with such bodies as they consider appropriate and also with the general public.

(5) The strategy must be accompanied by a report setting out—

(a) the consultation process undertaken in order to comply with subsection (4); and

(b) the ways in which views expressed during that process have been taken account of in finalising the strategy (or stating that no account has been taken of such views).

(6) The Department must, no later than—

(a) 5 years after laying a strategy before the Assembly under subsection (1); and

(b) the end of every subsequent period of 5 years, lay a revised strategy before the Assembly; and subsections (2) to (5) apply to a revised strategy as they apply to a strategy laid under subsection (1).'

Mr John Blair
Mr Andrew Muir
Ms Kellie Armstrong

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 25
Noes: 37

AYES

Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr O'Toole, Ms Sugden, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Dickson, Mr Muir.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was negatived.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson [Teller, Ayes], Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir [Teller, Ayes].

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 15

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 29

Proposed:

Clause 11, Page 5, Line 6

At end insert -

'(1A) The Department must—

(a) carry out a public consultation lasting at least 16 weeks on proposed carbon budgets,

(b) also consult with the Climate Change Commissioner (as outlined in Section 28A), the other Departments and the Just Transition Commission (as outlined in Section 16B) and lay the proposals with the Assembly.

(1B) Proposed carbon budgets must be approved by the Assembly by draft affirmative resolution.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 48
Noes: 37

AYES

Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Catney, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Ms Sugden, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Boylan, Ms Kimmins.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins [Teller, Ayes], Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 16

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 30

Proposed:

Clause 11, Page 5, Line 6

At end insert -

'(1C) When seeking advice on setting the carbon budget, or on other environmental issues, the Department is to give due regard to the expertise and advice of any of the following bodies—

(a) The United Kingdom Committee on Climate Change;

(b) The Republic of Ireland Climate Advisory Council;

(c) The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 60
Noes: 28

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Boylan, Mr McAleer.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer [Teller, Ayes], Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 17

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 32

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 13 insert -

'Setting of carbon budgets: Social, environmental and economic factors

13A.—(1) In this Act, when setting targets the Department must take account of;—

(a) the objective of not exceeding a fair and safe emissions budget,

(b) European and international law and policy relating to climate change (including the United

Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change and protocols to that Convention),

(c) scientific knowledge about climate change,

(d) technology relevant to climate change,

(e) economic circumstances, in particular the likely impact of the target on—

(i) the economy,

(ii) the competitiveness of particular sectors of the economy,

(iii) small and medium-sized enterprises,

(iv) jobs and employment opportunities,

(f) fiscal circumstances, in particular the likely impact of the target on taxation, public spending and public borrowing,

(g) social circumstances, in particular the likely impact of the target on those living in poorer or deprived communities,

(h) the likely impact of the target on public health,

(i) the likely impact of the target on those living in remote rural communities and island communities,

(j) energy policy, in particular the likely impact of the target on energy supplies, the renewable energy sector and the carbon and energy intensity of the economy,

(k) environmental considerations and, in particular, the likely impact of the target on biodiversity,

(l) the likely
impact of the target on the achievement of sustainable development, including the achievement of the United Nations sustainable development goals,

(m) current international carbon reporting practice,

(n) the special economic and social role of agriculture, including with regard to the distinct characteristics of biogenic methane,

(o) the risk of substantial and unreasonable carbon leakage,

(2) In this section, "carbon leakage" means the transfer, due to climate policies, of production to other countries with less restrictive policies with regard to greenhouse gas emissions.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 46
Noes: 38

AYES

Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Catney, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Boylan, Mr McAleer.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan [Teller, Ayes], Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer [Teller, Ayes], Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 18

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 33

Proposed:

Clause 15, Page 6, Line 34

At end insert –

'(c) the Climate Commissioner.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 59
Noes: 28

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Delargy, Mr McGuigan.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy [Teller, Ayes], Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan [Teller, Ayes], Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 19

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Clause 15 (As amended)

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 60
Noes: 28

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Delargy, Mr McHugh.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

Clause 15, as amended, was agreed.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy [Teller, Ayes], Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh [Teller, Ayes], Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 20

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 34

Proposed:

New Clause

After clause 15 insert –

'Nitrogen balance sheets

15A.—(1) The Department must, no later than 18 months after this act receives Royal Assent, create a balance sheet to quantify all major nitrogen flows across all sectors in Northern Ireland, including its coastal waters, the atmosphere and soil and flows across these boundaries, to be known as a "nitrogen balance sheet" for the purpose mentioned in subsection (2).

(2) The purpose of a nitrogen balance sheet is to record how nitrogen use efficiency contributes to achieving the targets in this Act.

(3) In this Act, "nitrogen use efficiency" is the ratio of nitrogen removed from the environment compared to the total nitrogen added to the environment and is calculated having regard to sources of nitrogen pollution including—

(a) agriculture, food production and waste;

(b) transport; and

(c) energy.

(4) The Department must by regulations make provision for;

(a) a baseline figure for nitrogen use efficiency,

(b) how nitrogen use efficiency is to be calculated,

(c) the timescale in which the nitrogen balance sheet is to be reviewed,

(d) monitoring and reporting upon the nitrogen balance sheet,

(e) such other matters as they consider appropriate.

(5) Before laying the draft regulations under subsection (4), the department must—

(a) Take into account the transboundary nature of nitrogen flows;

(b) Consult with such other persons as the Department considers appropriate.'

Ms Clare Bailey
Miss Rachel Woods

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 23
Noes: 38

AYES

Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Catney, Mr Dickson, Mr Durkan, Ms Hunter, Mrs D Kelly, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Mr O'Toole, Mr Wells, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Ms Armstrong, Miss Woods.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was negatived.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong [Teller, Ayes], Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Miss Woods [Teller, Ayes] voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 21

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 35

Proposed:

Clause 16, Page 6, Line 37

At end insert –

'(2A) When developing policies each Department must ensure they are consistent with the targets set out in the carbon budget.'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 60
Noes: 27

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Delargy, Mr McHugh.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy [Teller, Ayes], Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh [Teller, Ayes], Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 22

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 36

Proposed:

Clause 16, Page 6, Line 38

Before 'Each Northern' insert 'Having consulted with the relevant sector-specific advisory groups,'

Mr Philip McGuigan
Dr Caoimhe Archibald
Mr Declan McAleer

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 57
Noes: 27

AYES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Butler, Mr Catney, Mr Chambers, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Mr Nesbitt, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Mr Stewart, Ms Sugden, Mr Swann.

Tellers for the Ayes: Ms Ní Chuilín, Ms Sheerin.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 T Buchanan, Mr Harvey.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan [Teller, Noes], Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín [Teller, Ayes], Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin [Teller, Ayes].

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 23

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 37

Proposed:

Clause 16, Page 7, Line 7

At the end insert –

'(6) The Department must publish the report for public consultation for a period of not less than 12 weeks ending on a period which is not less than 10 working days before that report is laid before the Assembly.

(7) The Department must lay the results of the public consultation in subsection (6) before the Assembly at the same time as it lays the report.'

Ms Clare Bailey
Miss Rachel woods

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 61
Noes: 27

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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 Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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

Mr Blair voted for Ms Armstrong [Teller, Ayes], Ms Bradshaw, Mr Dickson, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 - Division 24

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Clause 16 (As amended)

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 60
Noes: 28

AYES

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

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin.

NOES

Mr Allister, 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 Erskine, 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, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Harvey, Mr Irwin.

Clause 16, as amended, was agreed.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey, Mr Weir and Mr Wells.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan [Teller, Ayes] and Ms Sheerin [Teller, Ayes].

Miss Woods voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

2 February 2022 – Division 25

Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) – Amendment 39

Proposed:

As an amendment to Amendment 38

Subsection (3)(a) -

Leave out 'environmentally and socially sustainable jobs' and insert 'jobs and growth of jobs that are climate resilient, environmentally and socially sustainable'

Ms Clare Bailey
Miss Rachel woods

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 50
Noes: 37

AYES

Dr Archibald, Ms Armstrong, Ms Bailey, Mr Blair, Mr Boylan, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Ms Brogan, Mr Carroll, Mr Catney, Mr Delargy, Mr Dickson, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Mr Durkan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Ms Hunter, Mr Kearney, Mrs D Kelly, Mr G Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McAleer, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms McLaughlin, Mr McNulty, Ms Mallon, Mr Muir, Ms Á Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr O'Toole, Miss Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan, Ms Sheerin, Ms Sugden, Miss Woods.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr Sheehan, Miss Woods.

NOES

Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Ms Bunting, Mr Butler, Mrs Cameron, Mr Chambers, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey, Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Stewart, Mr Storey, Mr Swann, Mr Weir.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr Harvey, Mr Irwin.

The amendment was made.

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 Lunn, Mr Lyttle and Mr Muir.

Ms Bunting voted for Mr Allister, Mr M Bradley, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Mr Buckley, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Mrs Dodds, Mr Dunne, Mr Easton, Mrs Erskine, Mr Frew, Mr Givan, Mr Harvey [Teller, Noes], Mr Hilditch, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin [Teller, Noes], Mr Lyons, Miss McIlveen, Mr Middleton, Mr Newton, Mr Poots, Mr Robinson, Mr Storey and Mr Weir.

Mrs Barton voted for Dr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Beattie, Mr Butler, Mr Chambers, Mr Nesbitt, Mr Stewart and Mr Swann.

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

Mr O'Dowd voted for Dr Archibald, Mr Boylan, Ms Brogan, Mr Delargy, Ms Dillon, Ms Dolan, Ms Ennis, Ms Ferguson, Ms Flynn, Mr Gildernew, Ms Hargey, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Ms Kimmins, Mr McAleer, Mr McGuigan, Mr McHugh, Ms A Murphy, Mr C Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mrs O'Neill, Ms Reilly, Ms Rogan, Mr Sheehan [Teller, Ayes] and Ms Sheerin.

Miss Woods [Teller, Ayes] voted for Mr Carroll.

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on 1 to 2 February 2022

1. Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly

2. Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly

School Age Bill (NIA Bill 52/17-22)

3. Orders in Council

4. Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly

Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland: Annual Report and Accounts 2020-21 (Department for the Economy)

5. Assembly Reports

Planning in Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland Audit Office)

6. Statutory Rules

SR 2022/25 The Welfare Supplementary Payment (Extension) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2022 (Department for Communities)

SR 2022/26 The Charities Act 2008 (Presbyterian Widows' Fund Association Scheme) Order (Northern Ireland) 2022 (Department for Communities)

7. Written Ministerial Statements

8. Consultation Documents

9. Departmental Publications

10. Agency Publications

Grant-in-Aid and National Lottery Distribution Fund Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2021 (UK Sport)

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 2 February 2022

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 Civil Proceedings Bill (NIA Bill 03/17-22)

31/03/20

28/04/20

15/10/20

15/10/20

17/11/20

15/12/20

18/01/21

01/03/21

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

19/11/20

04/05/21

17/05/21

01/06/21

09/08/21

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

25/11/20

The   Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill

(NIA   Bill 10/17-22)

19/10/20

03/11/20

15/05/21

13/05/21

08/06/21

21/06/21

29/06/21

26/08/21

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

03/11/20

16/11/20

11/06/21

10/06/21

23/11/21

06/12/21

14/12/21

 

The   Harbours (Grants and Loans Limit) Bill (NIA Bill 12/17-22)

23/11/20

01/12/20

/

/

14/12/20

19/01/21

25/01/21

01/03/21

Protection from Stalking Bill (NIA Bill   14/17-22)

18/01/20

08/02/21

10/12/21

9/12/21

25/01/22

 

 

 

The Damages (Return on Investment) Bill (NIA   Bill 16/17-22)

01/03/21

09/03/21

28/10/21

21/10/21

15/11/21

29/11/21

07/12/21

 

Budget Bill (NIA Bill 17/17-22)

01/03/21

02/03/21

/

/

08/03/21

09/03/21

09/03/21

23/03/21

Health and Social Care Bill (NIA Bill   18/17/22)


  08/03/21

 

16/03/21

01/10/21

30/09/21

16/11/21

29/11/21

07/12/21

 

Horse Racing (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill   20/17-22)

13/04/21

26/04/21

28/01/22

14/10/21

16/11/21

29/11/21

07/12/21

 

The Financial Reporting (Departments and   Public Bodies) Bill (NIA Bill 21/17-22)

01/06/21

14/06/21

17/12/21

17/11/21

07/12/21

17/01/22

25/01/22

 

The Parental Bereavement (Leave and Pay) Bill   (NIA Bill 22/17-22)

01/06/21

14/06/21

15/11/21

15/11/21

30/11/21

24/01/22

 

 

Budget (No.2) Bill (NIA Bill 24/17-22)

07/06/21

08/06/21

/

/

14/06/21

21/06/21

22/06/21

04/08/21

Local Government (Meetings and Performance)   Bill (NIA Bill 26/17-22)

14/06/21

22/06/21

/

/

28/06/21

05/07/21

06/07/21

26/08/21

Charities Bill (NIA Bill 27/17-22)

21/06/21

29/06/21

10/12/21

02/12/21

17/01/22

31/01/22

 

 

Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill   28/17-22)

05/07/21

27/09/21

28/01/22

20/01/22

01/02/22

 

 

 

Justice (Sexual Offences and Trafficking   Victims) Bill (NIA Bill 29/17-22)

05/07/21

13/09/21

28/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

Organ and Tissue (Deemed Consent) Bill (NIA   Bill 30/17-22)

05/07/21

20/09/21

21/01/22

16/12/21

24/01/22

01/02/22

 

 

Private Tenancies Bill (NIA Bill 32/17-22)

06/07/21

13/09/21

14/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements   (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 36/17-22)

14/09/21

27/09/21

28/01/22

27/01/22

 

 

 

 

Adoption and Children Bill (NIA Bill 37/17-22)

20/09/21

05/10/21

28/01/22

27/01/22

 

 

 

 

Support for Mortgage Interest etc. (Security   for Loans) Bill (NIA Bill 42/17-22)

08/11/21

16/11/21

18/02/22

 

 

 

 

 

Non-domestic Rates Valuations (Coronavirus)   Bill (NIA Bill 44/17-22)

15/11/21

23/11/21

25/01/21

05/01/22

24/01/22

01/02/22

 

 

Animal Welfare (Service Animals) Bill (NIA   Bill 45/17-22)

15/11/21

30/11/21

/

/

14/12/21

19/01/22

24/01/22

 

Social Security (Terminal Illness) Bill (NIA   Bill 47/17-22)

29/11/21

07/12/21

/

/

14/12/21

19/01/22

24/01/22

 

Welfare Supplementary Payments (Amendment)   Bill (NIA Bill 50/17-22)

14/12/21

19/01/22

/

/

 

 

 

 

School Age Bill (NIA Bill 52/17-22)

31/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

11/11/20

24/11/20

19/01/21

02/02/20

22/03/21

Assembly   Members (Remuneration Board) Bill

(NIA   Bill 13/17-22)

14/12/20

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The   Severe Fetal Impairment Abortion (Amendment) Bill

(NIA   Bill 15/17-22)

16/02/21

15/03/21

19/11/21

11/11/21

14/12/21

 

 

 

Climate   Change Bill (NIA Bill 19/17-22)

22/03/21

10/05/21

17/12/21

08/12/21

 

 

 

 

The   Integrated Education Bill (NIA Bill 23/17-22)

01/06/21

06/07/21

24/11/21

24/11/21

19/01/22

 

 

 

Defamation   Bill (NIA Bill 25/17-22)

07/06/21

14/09/21

28/01/22

28/01/22

 

 

 

 

Autism   (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 31/17-22)

05/07/21

21/09/21

14/01/22

13/01/22

 

 

 

 

Small   Scale Green Energy Bill (NIA Bill 33/17-22)

06/07/21

28/09/21

28/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

Political   Appointments Bill (NIA Bill 34/17-22)

06/07/21

Bill fell at Second   Stage on 21/09/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Abortion   Services (Safe Access Zones) Bill (NIA Bill 35/17-22)

13/09/21

12/10/21

28/01/22

27/01/22

 

 

 

 

Education   (Curriculum) (CPR and AED) Bill (NIA Bill 38/17-22)

04/10/21

08/11/21

02/02/22

 

 

 

 

 

Free   Period Products Bill (NIA Bill 39/17-22)

11/10/21

09/11/21

02/02/22

 

 

 

 

 

Hospital   Parking Charges Bill (NIA Bill 40/17-22)

18/10/21

22/01/21

28/02/22

 

 

 

 

 

Domestic   Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill

(NIA   Bill 41/17-22)

19/10/21

29/11/21

11/02/22

 

 

 

 

 

Hunting   of Wild Mammals Bill (NIA Bill 43/17-22)

09/11/21

Bill fell at Second   Stage on 06/12/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

Employment   (Zero Hours Workers and Banded Weekly Working Hours) Bill (NIA Bill 46/17-22)

15/11/21

31/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

Onshore   Fracking (Prohibition) Bill (NIA Bill 48/17-22)

29/11/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Trade   Union and Labour Relations (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 49/17-22)

30/11/21

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Fair   Employment (School Teachers) Bill (NIA Bill 51/17-22)

17/01/22

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

/ Bills progressing by accelerated passage

 

PROXY VOTING NOTICES – TUESDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2022

The following Members notified the Speaker, under Standing Order 112, that they wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for the sitting on Tuesday 1 February 2022:

Steve Aiken

David   Hilditch

Andy Allen

William   Humphrey

Caoimhe Archibald

Cara Hunter

Kellie   Armstrong

William Irwin

Rosemary   Barton

Declan   Kearney

Doug Beattie

Gerry Kelly

John Blair*

Liz Kimmins

Cathal Boylan

Naomi Long

Maurice   Bradley

Gordon Lyons

Paula Bradley

Chris Lyttle

Sinéad   Bradley

Nichola   Mallon

Paula   Bradshaw**

Declan   McAleer

Nicola Brogan

Daniel   McCrossan

Keith   Buchanan

Colin McGrath

Thomas   Buchanan

Philip   McGuigan

Jonathan   Buckley

Maolíosa   McHugh

Robbie Butler

Michelle   McIlveen

Pam Cameron

Sinead   McLaughlin

Gerry Carroll

Justin   McNulty

Pat Catney

Gary   Middleton

Alan Chambers

Andrew Muir

Trevor Clarke

Áine Murphy

Pádraig   Delargy

Conor Murphy

Stewart   Dickson

Mike Nesbitt

Linda Dillon

Robin Newton

Jemma Dolan

Carál Ní   Chuilín

Diane Dodds

Michelle   O’Neill

Stephen Dunne

Matthew   O’Toole

Mark Durkan

Edwin Poots

Alex Easton

Aisling   Reilly

Sinéad Ennis

George   Robinson

Deborah   Erskine

Emma Rogan

Ciara   Ferguson

Pat Sheehan

Órlaithí   Flynn

Emma Sheerin

Paul Frew

Christopher   Stalford

Colm   Gildernew

John Stewart

Paul Givan

Mervyn Storey

Deirdre   Hargey

Robin Swann

Harry Harvey

Peter Weir

*John Blair stipulated that he wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for business other than votes on Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) on 01 February 2022.

**Paula Bradshaw stipulated that she wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for votes on Consideration Stage: Climate Change (No. 2) Bill (NIA Bill 28/17-22) on 01 February 2022.

PROXY VOTING NOTICES – WEDNESDAY 2 FEBRUARY 2022

The following Members notified the Speaker, under Standing Order 112, that they wished to avail of proxy voting arrangements for the sitting on Wednesday 2 February 2022:

Steve Aiken

Cara Hunter

Andy Allen

William Irwin

Jim Allister

Declan   Kearney

Caoimhe   Archibald

Gerry Kelly

Kellie   Armstrong

Liz Kimmins

Doug Beattie

Naomi Long

Cathal Boylan

Trevor Lunn

Maurice   Bradley

Gordon Lyons

Paula Bradley

Chris Lyttle

Sinéad   Bradley

Nichola   Mallon

Paula   Bradshaw

Declan   McAleer

Nicola Brogan

Daniel   McCrossan

Keith   Buchanan

Patsy McGlone

Thomas   Buchanan

Colin McGrath

Jonathan   Buckley

Philip   McGuigan

Robbie Butler

Maolíosa   McHugh

Pam Cameron

Michelle   McIlveen

Gerry Carroll

Sinead   McLaughlin

Pat Catney

Justin   McNulty

Alan Chambers

Gary   Middleton

Trevor Clarke

Andrew Muir

Pádraig   Delargy

Áine Murphy

Stewart   Dickson

Conor Murphy

Linda Dillon

Mike Nesbitt

Jemma Dolan

Robin Newton

Diane Dodds

Carál Ní   Chuilín

Stephen Dunne

Michelle   O’Neill

Mark Durkan

Matthew   O’Toole

Alex Easton

Edwin Poots

Sinéad Ennis

Aisling   Reilly

Deborah   Erskine

George   Robinson

Ciara   Ferguson

Emma Rogan

Órlaithí   Flynn

Pat Sheehan

Paul Frew

Emma Sheerin

Colm Gildernew

Christopher   Stalford

Paul Givan

John Stewart

Deirdre   Hargey

Mervyn Storey

Harry Harvey

Robin Swann

David   Hilditch

Peter Weir

William   Humphrey

Jim Wells

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