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Order Paper

Reference: OP 271-11/16

Date: 20 April 2015

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership


That Mr Gary Middleton be appointed as a member of the Committee for Social Development.

Mr P Weir
Lord Morrow

3. Question Time                                                      

3.1 Finance and Personnel

3.1.1 Topical Questions

3.2 Health, Social Services and Public Safety

3.2.1 Topical Questions

4. Committee Business

Motion: Extension of Committee Stage - Special Education Needs and Disability Bill (NIA 46/11-16)


That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 13 November 2015, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Special Education Needs and Disability Bill (NIA 46/11-16).

Chairperson, Committee for Education

Motion: Prayer of Annulment - Department of Education Retention and Disposal Schedule for Employee Records


That this Assembly requires the preservation of medical records of those exposed to a substance hazardous to health listed for disposal in the Department of Education Retention and Disposal Schedule for Employee records laid in the Assembly on 25 February 2015.

Chairperson, Committee for Education

5. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Fuel Laundering


That this Assembly expresses its concern at the continuing high levels of fuel laundering, the organised criminal activity surrounding it and the evident lack of criminal prosecutions; notes the environmental damage caused to the countryside; recognises the financial losses suffered by both Her Majesty's Treasury and legitimate fuel operators and the consequential serious implications for the local economy; and calls on the Minister of Justice to ensure action is taken at every operational level to secure greater numbers of prosecutions for this serious crime.

Mr J Bell
Mr A Ross
Mr J Craig
Lord Morrow

Motion: Westminster Elections


That this Assembly notes the potential for a hung Parliament following the Westminster elections; further notes that the votes of Members of Parliament from Northern Ireland could be critical in relation to the formation of the next Westminster government; and calls on all Members of Parliament returned from Northern Ireland to play their full part in achieving the best possible outcomes for Northern Ireland, in particular in relation to the block grant and welfare provisions.

Mr C Eastwood
Mr F McKinney
Mr D Bradley

6. Adjournment

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