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Order Paper

Reference: OP 241 - 11/16

Date: 18 November 2014

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Executive Committee Business

Second Stage: Pensions Bill (NIA Bill 42/11-16)

Minister for Social Development

3. Question Time

3.1 Regional Development

3.2 Social Development

3.3 Assembly Commission

4. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Commonwealth Youth Games


That this Assembly notes the success of the Olympic Games in London 2012 and the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow 2014 and the impact hosting these games has had to positively transform those cities; and calls on the Executive to develop a bid for Northern Ireland to host the Commonwealth Youth Games in 2021 with a view to a future bid to host the Commonwealth Games.

Miss M McIlveen
Mr W Irwin
Mr D Hilditch
Mr W Humphrey

Motion: Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland’s Report 'Appreciating Age'


That this Assembly welcomes the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland’s Report, 'Appreciating Age', which places an economic value on the wide and varied contributions made by the over 60s across Northern Ireland; acknowledges the positive contributions made by older people through caring, childcare, volunteering, replacement parenting and working; and will seek to challenge negative perceptions around older age in order to make Northern Ireland a better place to grow old.

Mr P Ramsey
Mr R Swann
Mr S Dickson
Ms C Ruane
Mr P Weir

5. Adjournment

  • Fish kill in Six Mile Water

Mr P Girvan

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