Order Paper

Reference: OP 185/11-15

Date: 03 February 2014

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Indicative Timings

1. Prayers

2. Public Petition

Proposed closure of Immaculate Conception College

Mr P Ramsey

3. Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership


That Ms Paula Bradley replace Mr Simon Hamilton as a member of the Assembly and Executive Review Committee.

Mr P Weir
Lord Morrow

4. Executive Committee Business

Legislative Consent Motion: Children and Families Bill


That this Assembly agrees that the UK Parliament should consider the extension to Northern Ireland of amendments to the Children and Families Bill dealing with the regulation of retail packaging etc of tobacco products.

Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety

5. Question Time

5.1 Social Development

5.2 Agriculture and Rural Development

6. Committee Business

Motion: Health Inequalities Experienced by People with a Learning Disability


That this Assembly notes with concern the health inequalities experienced by people with a learning disability; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to use the opportunities associated with Transforming Your Care to prioritise and tackle this issue.

Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

7. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Mental Wellbeing of the Farming Community


That this Assembly recognises the detrimental impact the current financial situation, compounded by adverse weather conditions during the past year, is having on the mental wellbeing of those within the farming community; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to liaise with the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to bring forward proposals to promote the mental health service provision available to farmers, agricultural and agri-food workers; and further calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to address the stigma of mental health issues and promote the development of therapies and practices best suited to supporting those working in the agricultural sector.

Mr O McMullan
Ms M McLaughlin

8. Adjournment

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