Order Paper

Date: 24 November 2014

The Assembly to sit at noon.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Public Petition

Putting Patients First

Ms M McLaughlin

3. Executive Committee Business

Further Consideration Stage: Work and Families Bill (NIA Bill 34/11-16)

Minister for Employment and Learning

Motion: Child Support Fees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Proposed:

That the Child Support Fees Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 be approved.

Minister for Social Development

Motion: Child Support (Ending Liability in Existing Cases and Transition to New Calculation Rules) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014

Proposed:

That the Child Support (Ending Liability in Existing Cases and Transition to New Calculation Rules) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2014 be approved.

Minister for Social Development

4. Question Time                                                      

4.1 Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister

4.2 Agriculture and Rural Development

5. Committee Business

Motion: Public Accounts Committee Reports and Memoranda of Reply

Proposed:

That this Assembly takes note of the following Public Accounts Committee Reports:

Report on the NIFRS: An Organisational Assessment and Review of Departmental Oversight and Report on Accounts 2011-2012 (NIA 131/11-15)

Report on DCAL: Management of Major Capital Projects (NIA 136/11-15)

Report on Department of Finance and Personnel – Collaborative Procurement and Aggregated Demand (NIA 153/11-15)

Report on The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute (NIA 162/11-15)

Report on PSNI: Use of Agency Staff (NIA 163/11-15)

Report on NI Water’s Response to a Suspected Fraud & DRD: Review of an Investigation of a Whistleblower Complaint (NIA 172/11- 15)

Report on Account NI: Review of a Public Sector Financial Shared Service Centre (NIA 173/11-15)

Report on Improving Pupil Attendance: Follow-Up Report (NIA 181/11-15)

and the following Department of Finance and Personnel Memoranda of Reply:

Report on the NIFRS: An Organisational Assessment and Review of Departmental Oversight and Report on Accounts 2011-2012

Report on DCAL: Management of Major Capital Projects

Report on Department of Finance and Personnel – Collaborative Procurement and Aggregated Demand

Report on The Agri-Food and Biosciences Institute

Report on PSNI: Use of Agency Staff

Report on NI Water’s Response to a Suspected Fraud & DRD: Review of an Investigation of a Whistleblower Complaint

Report on Account NI: Review of a Public Sector Financial Shared Service Centre

Report on Improving Pupil Attendance: Follow-Up Report.

Chairperson, Public Accounts Committee

6. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Anniversary of the Murder of Paul Quinn

Proposed:

That this Assembly acknowledges the seventh anniversary of the murder of Paul Quinn; notes that the Independent Monitoring Commission states that current and former members of the Provisional IRA were responsible for the murder; demands that the leadership of the Provisional movement discloses all information regarding the murder of Paul Quinn to the PSNI and an Garda Síochána; condemns the Sinn Féin leadership for its false accusations against Paul Quinn; and further demands that Sinn Féin apologises to his family for making such accusations.

Mr D Bradley
Mrs D Kelly
Mr A Maginness

Motion: Contribution made by the Post Office Network

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes the important contribution made by the post office network to communities and the local economy; recognises the need for increased support from the Executive to ensure the viability of the network in the future; urges the Executive to take action to help sustain these vital services with the availability of more public services through the post office network and establish a post office diversification fund, similar to those which have existed in other regions; and supports the Keep Me Posted campaign which champions the principle that consumers and businesses have a right to choose how they receive bills and statements without being penalised for requesting such information in paper format.

Mr C Lyttle
Mr D Bradley
Mrs P Cameron
Mr S Agnew
Mr D Kinahan
Mr C Boylan

7. Adjournment

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