Order Paper

Reference: 63-1115OP

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Indicative Timings for Order of Business

1.    Prayers

2.    Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Mr Tom Elliott replace Mr Basil McCrea as a member of the Committee for Justice; that Mr Tom Elliott replace Mr Danny Kinahan as a member of the Committee for the Environment; that Mr Danny Kinahan be appointed as a member of the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister; that Mr Roy Beggs replace Mr Ross Hussey as a member of the Committee for Finance and Personnel; that Mr Ross Hussey replace Mr Roy Beggs as a member of the Committee for Regional Development; that Mr John McCallister replace Mrs Sandra Overend as a member of the Assembly and Executive Review Committee; and that Mrs Sandra Overend replace Mr John McCallister as a member of the Business Committee.

Mr R Swann

Motion: Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Mr Sean Rogers replace Mr Conall McDevitt as a member of the Committee for Education; that Mr Conall McDevitt replace Mr Mark Durkan as a member of the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety; that Mr Patsy McGlone replace Dr Alasdair McDonnell as a member of the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; that Mr Patsy McGlone replace Mr Colum Eastwood as a member of the Committee for Justice; that Mr John Dallat replace Mr Joe Byrne as a member of the Committee for Regional Development; that Mrs Dolores Kelly replace Mr Patsy McGlone as a member of the Committee for the Environment; that Mr Dominic Bradley be appointed as a member of the Audit Committee; and that Mr Colum Eastwood replace Mr Patsy McGlone as a member of the Committee on Standards and Privileges.

Mr P Ramsey
Mrs K McKevitt

3.    Question Time

3.1  Education  

3.2  Employment and Learning

4.    Private Members’ Business

Motion: Pre-School Nursery Provision

Proposed:

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Education to take immediate action on the findings of the Review of the Pre-School Admissions Arrangements, and remove the July and August birthday admissions criterion for the 2013/14 academic year; and urges the Minister to prevent a repeat of the problems being faced this year in relation to the 2012/13 academic year, by ensuring that there are sufficient pre-school places for all children in the required locations.

Mrs J Cochrane
Ms A Lo
Mr C Lyttle
Mr T Lunn

Motion: Multi-Agency Support Teams

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes the success of the multi-agency support teams, and equivalent bodies, in detecting and addressing problems which children may experience in the early stages of their education; recognises the effective partnerships that are in place between the Health Service, schools and parents to address the needs of children; and calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to work closely with the Minister of Education to review the model of service provision and expand the service to the schools and nurseries which are not currently part of the scheme.

Mr R Beggs
Mr J McCallister

5.    Adjournment

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