Order Paper

Reference: OP 260 - 11/16

Date: 23 February 2015

2. Public Petition

Mental Health and Well Being Education within the Northern Ireland School Curriculum

Mr R Beggs

3. Executive Committee Business

Further Consideration Stage: Budget Bill (NIA Bill 45/11-16)

Minister of Finance and Personnel

Motion: The draft Public Service (Civil Servants and Others) Pensions (Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

Proposed:

That the draft Public Service (Civil Servants and Others) Pensions (Consequential Provisions) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 be approved.

Minister of Finance and Personnel

4. Question Time                                                      

4.1 Regional Development

4.1.1 Regional Development Topical Questions

4.2 Social Development

4.2.1 Social Development Topical Questions

5. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Reductions in the Block Grant

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises that the persistent reductions to the block grant create significant challenges for the Executive in the delivery of frontline services; welcomes agreement on the Budget 2015-16; further recognises that the Executive has additional revenue generating powers which have not been explored fully as part of the budget process; and calls on the Executive to collectively identify progressive options to raise local revenue and increase the local budget.

Mr D McKay
Mr M Ó Muilleoir
Ms M Boyle

Motion: Magee Campus of Ulster University

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the importance of expanding higher education across Northern Ireland and particularly the importance of expansion at Ulster University’s Magee campus in driving economic growth in the North West; notes the 50th anniversary of the publication of the Lockwood Commission report; affirms its commitment to the One Plan targets of expanding to 9,400 full time equivalent students by 2020 and increasing the maximum student number by 1,000 by 2015; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister, as chairs of the North West Ministerial Sub-Group, to liaise directly with the Ulster University and the Minister for Employment and Learning to prioritise the expansion at the Magee campus to ensure its full delivery.

Mr P Ramsey
Mr C Eastwood
Mr M Durkan

6. Adjournment

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