Date: 23 January 2012
Matter of the Day - Dissident terror activity including bomb attacks on Londonderry
The Assembly to sit at noon.
2. Committee Business
Motion: Committee Membership
That Ms Sue Ramsey replace Mrs Michaela Boyle as a member of the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety; that Ms Jennifer McCann replace Ms Sue Ramsey as member of the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment; that Mrs Michaela Boyle replace Mr Conor Murphy as a member of the Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development; and that Mr Conor Murphy replace Ms Jennifer McCann as a member of the Public Accounts Committee
Ms J McCann
Mr R McCartney
Mr P Maskey
Motion: The Environmental and Economic Sustainability of Strangford Lough
That this Assembly recognises the environmental importance of Strangford Lough and the economic contribution it makes through employment, leisure and tourism; and calls on the Executive to introduce, as a matter of urgency, measures to protect and restore its Modiolus habitat in a way that meets the requirements of the EU Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC); and further calls on the Executive, when implementing such measures, to ensure that people who derive an income from the Lough are not economically disadvantaged.
Chairperson, Committee for the Environment
3. Question Time
3.1 Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister
4. Private Members’ Business
Motion: Pupils Living in Poverty
That this Assembly notes that one child in four is living in poverty; calls on the Minister of Education, with support from the Executive, to target extra resources at pupils living in poverty to enable them to succeed at school; and further calls on the Minister to ensure that schools are accountable for using their funding to help children who are living in poverty to realise their full potential.
Mr D McKay
Mr P Flanagan
Ms M Boyle
Motion: Pardon for Irish Veterans of World War II
That this Assembly condemns the treatment by the then Irish Government of many Irish World War II veterans, particularly the issuing of the so called 'starvation orders'; and calls on the Government of the Republic of Ireland to issue a pardon and to apologise to the veterans and their families, and to honour all those who fought against fascism in World War II.
Mr P Weir
Mr G Campbell
Mr W Humphrey