Reference: OP 218/11-15
The Assembly to sit at noon.
2. Executive Committee Business
Motion: The draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014
That the draft Sexual Offences Act 2003 (Notification Requirements) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 be approved.
Minister of Justice
3. Question Time
4. Committee Business
Motion: Prayer of Annulment - The Jobseeker's Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (SR 2014/150)
That the Jobseeker's Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 (SR 2014/150) be annulled.
Chairperson, Committee for Social Development
5. Private Members’ Business
Motion: Bon Secours Sisters' Institution in Tuam
That this Assembly acknowledges the scandal that occurred at the Bon Secours Sisters' institution in Tuam, Co Galway, where almost 800 children died whilst in the care of a religious order and were placed in a mass unmarked grave over a period of five decades; notes the intention of the Dublin government to take steps to establish the best course of action to investigate the deaths of these children and the appalling manner of their interment; recognises that the abusive practices which occurred at the Bon Secours Sisters' mother and baby care home were not unique and were replicated in similar institutions across the island of Ireland; and calls for all government departments and their agencies, as well as religious orders, to proactively co-operate with any investigation that takes place to establish the truth behind this scandal.
Mr B McElduff
Ms M Fearon
Ms B McGahan
Motion: End of Key Stage Assessments
That this Assembly expresses concern that principals and teachers in schools no longer have any confidence in end of Key Stage Assessments; notes with concern that the Department of Education’s and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment's approach to end of Key Stage Assessments is not fit for purpose; and calls on the Minister of Education to halt the present process, review other Assessment For Learning tools that schools currently use and introduce a system of assessment that helps inform teaching and learning.
Mr M Storey
Mr J Craig
Mr R Newton
Mr S Moutray