Order Paper

Reference: OP 12-17/22

Date: 02 March 2020

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

Marshalled List of Amendments


The Assembly to sit at noon.


1. Prayers


2. Executive Committee Business

Consideration Stage: Budget Bill (NIA Bill 02/17-22)

Minister of Finance

Motion: Legislative Programme


That this Assembly notes the Executive's Legislative Programme as presented by the First Minister and deputy First Minister in their statement of 11 February 2020.

The Executive Office


3. Question Time

3.1 The Executive Office

3.2 Infrastructure


4. Private Members' Business

Motion: Violent Crime


That this Assembly expresses concern about increasing levels of violent crime; recognises that this has been accompanied by a similar rise in alcohol and drug related offences; notes the effect of such crime on victims and on communities across Northern Ireland; further notes that comprehensive legislation protecting victims of domestic violence has yet to be passed; and calls on the Minister of Justice to work collaboratively with the Minister of Health to bring forward an action plan and a resourced implementation plan to reduce violent offending and the risk of reoffending.

Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr Patsy McGlone
Mr Colin McGrath

Motion: Ongoing Paramilitarism in Northern Ireland


That this Assembly recognises that many communities across Northern Ireland are still living under siege from paramilitary gangs; reiterates its total rejection of those who continue to engage in criminality, intimidation and coercive control; gives its full support to the agencies working to close down criminal networks and activity; and calls on the Minister of Justice to ensure that the Police Service of Northern Ireland and other agencies are properly resourced to allow them to increase their efforts in addressing ongoing paramilitarism.

Mr Doug Beattie
Mr Andy Allen
Mr Alan Chambers


5. Adjournment

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