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Order Paper

Reference: OP 70/11-15

Date: 21 May 2012

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership


That Mr Thomas Buchanan replace Mr Jimmy Spratt as a member of the Committee for the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister; and that Mr Robin Newton replace Mr Paul Givan as a member of the Committee for Enterprise, Trade and Investment.

Mr P Weir
Lord Morrow

3. Question Time

3.1 Environment

3.2 Finance and Personnel

4. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Reassessment of People in Receipt of Incapacity Benefit


That this Assembly expresses concern that the reassessment process for people who are moving from Incapacity Benefit to Employment and Support Allowance is resulting in many people being unfairly deemed 'fit for work' and losing their benefit; and calls on the Minister for Social Development to review urgently the reassessment process to avoid both the undue distress it is causing and the additional burden it is placing on the public purse by triggering so many appeals.

Mr F McCann
Mr A Maskey
Mr M Brady

Motion: Prison Service Archived Material


That this Assembly notes the importance of the role played by the Prison Service in the history of Northern Ireland and pre-partition Ireland; recognises the wealth of material of historical significance owned and held by the Prison Service and the educational importance of this material; and calls on the Minister of Justice to take all the necessary steps to ensure that this collection is fully archived, that its totality is maintained and that it is as accessible as possible to the general public.

Miss M McIlveen
Mr P Weir
Mr P Givan [R]
Lord Morrow

5. Adjournment

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