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Order Paper

Reference: OP 245/11-16

Date: 02 December 2014

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Marshalled List of Amendments

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1.    Prayers

2.    Executive Committee Business

Final Stage: Work and Families Bill (NIA Bill 34/11-15)

Minister for Employment and Learning

Legislative Consent Motion: Deregulation Bill


That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of the provisions of the Deregulation Bill, as amended following Committee Stage in the House of Commons, dealing with: Auditors ceasing to hold office as contained in clause 19 and Schedule 5; Appointment of proxies under company law in clause 20 and part 8 Schedule 6; Abolition of Office of the Chief Executive of Skills Funding in clause 49 and Schedule 13; legislation no longer of practical use in clause 82 and Schedule 20; and to extend to other workplaces, the current Northern Ireland exemption of Sikhs from requirements to wear safety helmets on construction sites in clause 7; and agrees that the UK Parliament should consider amendments to the Bill to the repeal of those provisions of the Sea Fisheries Act 1868; the Fisheries Act 1891; and the British Fishing Boats Act 1983, which are redundant.

Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment

Motion: Jobseeker’s Allowance (Homeless Claimants) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014


That the Jobseeker's Allowance (Homeless Claimants) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 be approved.

Minister for Social Development             

3.    Question Time

3.1  Environment
3.1.1 Questions for Oral Answer
3.1.2 Topical Questions

3.2  Finance and Personnel
3.2.1 Questions for Oral Answer
3.2.2 Topical Questions

4.    Private Members’ Business

Motion: The A6


That this Assembly recognises that the A6, which passes through Dungiven, is the main arterial route between the City of Derry and Belfast and is instrumental in terms of infrastructure to support regional development and economic growth in the North West; and further recognises that Dungiven is one of the most polluted towns in Western Europe and has been waiting for a bypass for over 40 years; and believes that this section of the A6 scheme should be advanced without delay, as per the Executive's Investment Strategy 2011-21.

Mr C Ó hOisín
Mr S Lynch
Mr D McAleer
Mr R McCartney

5.    Adjournment

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Mrs P Cameron

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