Reference: OP 124/11-15
Date: 11 March 2013
The Assembly to sit at noon.
2. Assembly Business
Motion: Committee Membership
That Mr Leslie Cree replace Mr Robin Swann as a member of the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister.
Mr R Swann
Mrs S Overend
Motion: Financial Assistance for Political Parties Scheme 2013
That, as set out in section 2(4) of the Financial Assistance for Political Parties Act (Northern Ireland) 2000, this Assembly approves the revised scheme (NIA 101/11-15) laid before the Assembly on 22 February 2013 for payments to political parties for the purpose of assisting Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly who are connected with such parties to perform their Assembly duties.
Mr P Weir
Ms C Ruane
Mr P Ramsey
Mr L Cree
Mrs J Cochrane
3. Executive Committee Business
Motion: Mental Health (Private Hospitals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013
That the Mental Health (Private Hospitals) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2013 be affirmed.
Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety
4. Committee Business
Motion: Ovarian Cancer Awareness
That this Assembly notes with concern the results of the Target Ovarian Cancer Pathfinder Study 2012 which revealed low levels of awareness of the symptoms of ovarian cancer among women in Northern Ireland, and delays in diagnosis and treatment; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to consider a public awareness campaign on this issue.
Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Motion: Report on the Inquiry into Maximising the Potential of the Creative Industries
That this Assembly approves the Report of the Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure on its Inquiry into Maximising the Potential of the Creative Industries (NIA 98/11-15); and calls on the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to implement the recommendations contained in the Report.
Chairperson, Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure
5. Question Time
5.1 Social Development
5.2 Culture, Arts and Leisure
6. Private Members’ Business
Motion: Age Discrimination Legislation
That this Assembly acknowledges and endorses the Programme for Government commitment to extend age discrimination legislation to the provision of goods, facilities and services; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to ensure that, in delivering on this commitment, the legislation affords protection to everyone regardless of age.
Ms M Fearon
Ms B McGahan
Mr M Brady