Minutes of Proceedings
Date: 17 November 2011
Venue: Assembly Chamber
The Assembly met at 11.00am, the Speaker in the Chair.
1. Personal Prayer or Meditation
Members observed two minutes' silence.
2. Speaker's Business
The Speaker confirmed that the Plenary sitting had been convened following receipt of a valid notice from the First Minister and deputy First Minister, under Standing Orders, for the purpose of oral statements.
3. Executive Committee Business
3.1 Statement - draft Programme for Government and draft Investment Strategy
The First Minister, Rt Hon Peter Robinson, and the deputy First Minister, Mr Martin McGuinness, made a joint statement regarding the draft Programme for Government and the draft Investment Strategy, following which they replied to questions.
3.2 Statement - draft Economic Strategy
The Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, Mrs Arlene Foster, made a statement regarding the draft Economic Strategy, following which she replied to questions.
That the Assembly do now adjourn.
The Assembly adjourned at 2.05pm.
Mr William Hay
17 November 2011
Northern Ireland Assembly
Papers Presented to the Assembly on
16 - 17 November 2011
1. Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly
2. Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly
3. Orders in Council
4. Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly
Accounts of the Trust Funds held by the Western Health and Social Care Trust for the year ended 31 March 2011 (DHSSPS)
Equality Commission for Northern Ireland - Reaching out to the whole community (OFMDFM)
Public Prosecution Service (NI) Disposal and Retention Schedule (DCAL)
Invest Northern Ireland Disposal and Retention Schedule (DCAL)
5. Assembly Reports
6. Statutory Rules
(The Department identified after each rule is for reference purposes only)
S.R. 2011/397 The Fodder Plant Seeds (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (DARD)
For Information Only:
S.R. 2011/400 The Parking and Waiting Restrictions (Strabane) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 (DRD)
S.R. 2011/401 The Roads (Speed Limit) (No.3) Order (Northern Ireland) 2011 (DRD)
7. Written Ministerial Statements
8. Consultation Documents
Consultation on the Draft Dogs (Licensing and Identification) Regulations (DARD)
9. Departmental Publications
The Transfer of Former Military and Security Sites to the Northern Ireland Executive (NIAO)