The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

Official Report (Hansard)

Session: 2009/2010

Date: 02 February 2010

PDF version of this report (34.48 kb)

Members present for all or part of the proceedings:

Mr Jimmy Spratt (Chairperson)
Mr Raymond McCartney (Deputy Chairperson)
Mr Alex Attwood
Mr Simon Hamilton
Mr Alan McFarland
Mr Alex Maskey
Mr John O’Dowd
Mr Paisley Jnr

The Chairperson (Mr Spratt):

We move to devolution of policing and justice, and the category 2 list of issues. I declare that I am a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

Mr Paisley Jnr:

I am a member of the Policing Board, Mr Chairman.

Mr Attwood:

I am a member of the Policing Board, Chairman.

Mr A Maskey:

I am a member of the Policing Board, Chairman.

The Chairperson:

Before we go into the substantive issues, I ask parties to indicate whether there has been any movement.

[Laughter.]

Mr Hamilton:

No, Chairman.

Mr Paisley Jnr:

I cannot tell you.

Mr A Maskey:

No; not for the purposes of this meeting.

The Chairperson:

Mr Attwood? I know that you laughed, but is your answer no?

Mr Attwood:

It was a rhetorical question, Chairman, was it not?

The Chairperson:

OK. Thank you, Mr Attwood.

Mr Paisley Jnr:

What is happening, Alex? Alex Attwood, that is.

The Chairperson:

Make remarks through the Chair, please.

Mr Paisley Jnr:

Sorry, Mr Chairman.

The Chairperson:

OK. There is no further progress to report.

Mr Hamilton:

Not at this meeting, Mr Chairman.

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