Order Paper

Reference: 46-11/15

Date: 06 February 2012

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Matter of the Day – 60th Anniversary of the Accession of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Second to the Throne

1.    Prayers

2.    Assembly Business

Motion: Suspension of Standing Orders

That Standing Orders 10(2) to 10(4) be suspended for 6 February 2012.

Mr P Weir
Ms J McCann
Mr J McCallister
Mr P Ramsey
Mr S Dickson

Committee Membership

That Mrs Sandra Overend replace Mr Mike Nesbitt as a member of the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; that Mr Fra McCann replace Mrs Sandra Overend as a member of the Committee for Employment and Learning; and that Mr David McNarry replace Mr Michael Copeland as a member of the Committee for Regional Development.

Mr J McCallister
Mr R Swann
Ms J McCann
Mr P Maskey

3.    Executive Committee Business

Further Consideration Stage – Rates (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 2/11-15)

Minister of Finance and Personnel

4.    Committee Business

Motion: Widening Access to Education Maintenance Allowance

That this Assembly calls on the Minister for Employment and Learning, in conjunction with his Executive colleagues, to expedite the finalisation and implementation of an effective and cross-departmental strategy for young people Not in Education, Employment, or Training (NEETs) and the on-going Review of Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA), in order to address the issues of record levels of youth unemployment and increasing disengagement with mainstream education; and to make the necessary improvements to ensure that EMA is targeted at those in greatest need.

Chairperson, Committee for Employment and Learning

5.    Question Time

5.1  Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister
5.2  Enterprise, Trade and Investment

6.    Private Members’ Business

Motion: Car Insurance

That this Assembly notes with concern the soaring cost of insurance in Northern Ireland; and calls on the Minister of Justice to intervene to ensure that the payment of compensation claims is capped, and that cases are heard in lower courts.

Mr A McQuillan
Mr G Campbell

Motion: Regulation of the Local Home Heating Oil Industry

That this Assembly notes that home heating oil has the most variable price of any heating fuel; further notes that a growing number of households have no choice but to purchase 20 litre drums of oil that are significantly more expensive per litre than buying in bulk; and calls on the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to introduce legislation, as soon as possible, to regulate the local home heating oil industry.

Mr P Flanagan
Mr D McKay
Ms S Ramsey

7.    Adjournment 

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