In light of the public health situation, Parliament Buildings is closed to the public.

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 73/11-15

Date: 29 May 2012

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Marshalled List of Amendments

Indicative Timings for Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Executive Committee Business

Second Legislative Consent Motion: Finance Bill


That this Assembly agrees that the provisions in clause 49 of, and Schedule 14 to, the Finance Bill as introduced in the House of Commons on 10 May 2012, dealing with gifts to the nation, should be considered by the UK Parliament.

Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure

3. Committee Business

Motion: Use of ‘0844’ Numbers by GP Surgeries


That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to outline the actions that he will take to bring to an end the practice of GP surgeries using ‘0844’ telephone numbers and the associated high call charges for patients.

Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety

Motion: Clarification of the Intention of a Charge on Single Use Carrier Bags


That this Assembly recognises that the intention of a charge on single use carrier bags is to reduce bag consumption and the impact on the environment; and calls on the Minister of the Environment to confirm that implementation of the levy, including its current and future scope and further increases, will be conducted in a way that focuses solely on these aims.

Chairperson, Committee for the Environment

4. Question Time

4.1 Health, Social Services and Public Safety

4.2 Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

5. Adjournment

  • The Causeway Hospital, Coleraine

Mr J Dallat

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