Order Paper

Reference: OP 13-17/22

Date: 03 March 2020

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business


The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.


1. Prayers


2. Executive Committee Business

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

Minister of Finance


3. Question Time

3.1 Justice

3.2 Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs


4. Private Members' Business

Motion: Crime and Older People


That this Assembly calls upon the Minister of Justice to develop a departmental and cross-agency plan to implement the recommendations of the May 2019 Report of the Commissioner for Older People for Northern Ireland, entitled Crime and Justice: The Experience of Older People in Northern Ireland.

Mr Mervyn Storey
Ms Joanne Bunting

Motion: Areas of Natural Constraint


That this Assembly expresses concern at the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs decision to end Areas of Natural Constraint support; notes that the decision has had a negative impact on farmers in Severely Disadvantaged Areas; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to use the powers contained within Schedule 6 of the Agriculture Bill (HC Bill 7) to bring forward a new Areas of Natural Constraint scheme.

Mr Declan McAleer
Ms Jemma Dolan
Mr Philip McGuigan


5. Adjournment

  • Investment in the Comber Greenway

Mr Robin Newton

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