Order Paper

Reference: OP 11/16-21

Date: 28 June 2016

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Marshalled List of Amendments

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Public Petition

Killard House School

Ms K Armstrong

3. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Pensions (2015 Act) (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the Pensions (2015 Act) (Consequential and Supplementary Amendments) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 be approved.

Minister for Communities

Motion: The State Pension (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the State Pension (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 be approved.

Minister for Communities

Motion: The State Pension (Amendment No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the State Pension (Amendment No.2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 be approved.

Minister for Communities

Motion: The Occupational Pension Schemes (Scheme Administration) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

Proposed:

That the Occupational Pension Schemes (Scheme Administration) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 be approved.

Minister for Communities

4. Question Time

4.1 Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

4.1.1 Topical Questions

4.2 Communities

4.2.1 Topical Questions

5. Committee Business

Motion: Code of Conduct and the Guide to the Rules Relating to the Conduct of Members

Proposed:

That this Assembly (a) affirms its commitment to high ethical standards and to the Code of Conduct and the Guide to the Rules Relating to the Conduct of Members agreed by the Assembly on Tuesday 23nd June 2015; (b) agrees that, pursuant to Standing Order 69, amended by the Assembly on 14 March 2016, Rules 4 and 5 of the Code of Conduct are amended to read as follows:

'4. You shall register in the Assembly's Register of Members' Interests details of all registrable interests. A registrable interest means any interest specified in Chapter 1 of the Guide to the Rules. [The categories of registrable interest are set out in Schedule 1.]'

'5. You shall declare, whether in Assembly proceedings or in any approach to a Minister, public representative, public body or public official, any relevant interest which might reasonably be thought to influence your approach to the matter under consideration. A relevant interest means an interest to which Chapter 2 of the Guide to the Rules applies, and may include a registrable interest.'

and; (c) notes that it will be necessary for the Committee on Standards and Privileges to update the Guide to the Rules to take account of these and other minor or consequential amendments.

Chairperson, Committee on Standards and Privileges

6. Opposition Business

Motion: Mental Health Champion

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes that more than one in four of the population are affected by poor mental health and wellbeing; further notes the significant social and economic implications that this is having on society; expresses deep concern that per capita we have one of the worst records of poor mental health and wellbeing in the world; accepts that our shocking rates have been impacted directly by 30 years of violence and that the issue is now inter-generational; and calls on the Minister of Health to appoint a Mental Health Champion, to be funded from charitable and philanthropic contributions, to protect and promote the interests of those suffering poor mental health and wellbeing.

Mr R Butler
Mrs J Dobson

7. Adjournment

  • £8m Underspend in Learning Disability Services in the Western Health and Social Care Trust

Mr R Hussey

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