Reference: OP 8-17/22
Date: 10 February 2020
The Assembly to sit at noon.
2. Assembly Business
Motion: Business Committee Membership
That Mr Gary Middleton replace Mr George Robinson as a member of the Business Committee.
Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr Christopher Stalford
Motion: Committee Membership
That Mr Alan Chambers replace Mr John Stewart as a member of the Committee for Health; and that Mr John Stewart replace Mr Alan Chambers as a member of the Committee for the Economy.
Mr Robbie Butler
Dr Steve Aiken
3. Executive Committee Business
Motion: The Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Judicial Pensions) (Consequential Provision No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019
That the Pension Schemes Act 2015 (Judicial Pensions) (Consequential Provision No. 2) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2019 be approved.
Minister for Communities
4. Question Time
5. Private Members’ Business
Motion: Abuse of Service Animals
That this Assembly recognises the invaluable work of service animals used by the PSNI, the Northern Ireland Fire and Rescue Service and the Prison Service; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs to introduce to Northern Ireland a law, equivalent to Finn’s Law, making it an offence to harm or abuse an animal in the line of duty.
Mr Alex Easton
Mrs Pam Cameron
Motion: NICE Guidance on Fertility
That this Assembly recognises the serious emotional distress felt by those experiencing fertility problems in our society; notes that the Department of Health has endorsed the 2013 National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) Clinical Guideline on Fertility (CG156); commends the efforts of those campaigning for the full implementation of NICE guidance on in vitro fertilisation (IVF); welcomes the commitment within New Decade, New Approach to make three cycles of IVF treatment available on the NHS; and calls on the Minister of Health to implement fully, as a matter of urgency, the NICE guidance on fertility including making three cycles of IVF available as committed to in New Decade, New Approach.
Ms Karen Mullan
Mr Colm Gildernew