The Northern Ireland Assembly has been dissolved. The election will take place on Thursday 5 May 2016.

Order Paper

Reference: OP 221/11-15

Date: 01 July 2014

2. Public Petition

Loane House, Dungannon

Ms B McGahan

3. Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership


That Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson replace Mr Samuel Gardiner as a member of the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety; that Mr Danny Kinahan replace Mrs Sandra Overend as a member of the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; that Mrs Sandra Overend replace Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson as a member of the Committee for Education; that Mr Tom Elliott replace Mr Robin Swann as a member of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development; and that Mrs Sandra Overend replace Mr Tom Elliott as a member of the Committee for the Environment, with effect from 4 July 2014.

Mr R Swann
Mrs S Overend

Motion: Assembly Commission Membership


That, in accordance with Standing Order 79(4), Mr Samuel Gardiner be appointed to fill a vacancy on the Assembly Commission, with effect from 4 July 2014.

Mr R Swann
Mrs S Overend

4. Question Time

4.1 Health, Social Services and Public Safety

4.2 Justice

5. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Demonstrating Respect, Restraint and Tolerance in Contested Parades and Associated Protests


That this Assembly notes, in the absence of a formal agreement on a new way forward for contested parades and associated protests, that it is essential that everyone involved, whether participants, spectators or protestors, demonstrate respect, restraint and tolerance for those of differing opinions.

Mr M Nesbitt
Mr T Elliott

Motion: Cancer Research and Treatment


That this Assembly recognises the prevalence of cancer in Northern Ireland and the efforts made by frontline staff and professionals to counteract the disease; notes the advances in cancer treatment being made here and the achievements of the cancer centre in South Belfast which, in collaboration with the pharmaceutical sector, has made significant and unique strides in bio-medical diagnostic research; applauds the global and local economic and health benefits of such research; acknowledges that the predicted increased rates of cancer dictates that more needs to be done in terms of furthering research and treatment; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety and the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to support this work to develop Northern Ireland as a world class centre for cancer research and treatment.

Mr F McKinney
Mr S Rogers

6. Adjournment

  • Transitional Family Support Services in West Belfast

Ms R McCorley

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