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No public tours, events or visitor activities will take place, until further notice. 

Assembly business continues, check the business diary for informatio on Plenary and Committee meetings.

Order Paper

Reference: OP 71/11-15

Date: 22 May 2012

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Indicative Timings for Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Speaker’s Business

Public Petition:  Unison Causeway Branch Petition to save acute services including accident and emergency 

Mr A McQuillan

3. Question Time

3.1 Social Development

3.2 Justice

4. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Foras na Gaeilge Proposed Funding Model


That this Assembly notes with concern the effects that the new funding model proposed by Foras na Gaeilge will have on Irish language organisations; expresses concern about the nature of the consultation process; and calls on the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to review these proposals in view of her Department's emerging Irish Language Strategy.

Mr D Bradley
Mrs K McKevitt
Mr P McGlone

Motion: Under-Occupation Penalty


That this Assembly notes with concern the under-occupation penalty provision within proposed Welfare Reform legislation which has the potential to make many people homeless; and calls on the Minister for Social Development to outline the measures that he intends to put in place to mitigate the impact of this provision.

Mr F McCann
Mr A Maskey
Mr M Brady

5. Adjournment

  • Environmental impact of the ongoing neglect of Ballyhornan/Bishopscourt, Co. Down

Mr C Hazzard

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