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Order Paper

Reference: OP 31/17-22

Date: 30 June 2020

 

1. Prayers

 

2. Assembly Business

Motion: Conferral of Functions on the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes that Members' salaries and pensions are determined by an independent body and that there should be no change to that arrangement; agrees that alternative provision should be made for Members' allowances; and, in accordance with section 47 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998, resolves that the Assembly Commission may determine the allowances payable to Members of the Assembly, the date from which such allowances are payable, which may be a date before or after the making of the determination or this resolution, and that the Commission shall publish any such determination.

Mr John Blair
Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr Robbie Butler
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr John O’Dowd

 

3. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Proposed:

That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 5) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 be approved.

The Executive Office

 

Motion: The Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 6) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Proposed:

That the Health Protection (Coronavirus, Restrictions) (Amendment No. 6) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 be approved.

The Executive Office

 

Motion: The Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020

Proposed:

That the Motor Vehicles (Wearing of Seat Belts) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2020 be affirmed.

Minister for Infrastructure

 

Legislative Consent Motion: Environment Bill

Proposed:

That this Assembly endorses the principle of the extension to Northern Ireland of the provisions of the Environment Bill, as introduced on 30 January 2020, dealing with: Environmental Governance: Northern Ireland in clauses 45 and 46 and Schedules 2 and 3; Waste and Resource Efficiency in clauses 47 – 53, 56, 58, 62, 64 and 68 and Schedules 4 - 9; Water Quality in clauses 81 and 83; and Amendment of REACH legislation in clause 125 and Schedule 19.

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

 

Final Stage: Housing (Amendment) Bill (NIA 6/17-22)

Minister for Communities

 

4. Question Time

4.1 Education

4.2 Finance

 

5. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Concern and Anxiety over the Reopening of Schools

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the concern and anxiety that exists among teaching and non-teaching staff, as well as among parents and young people, in relation to the eventual reopening of schools; understands the challenges facing school Boards of Governors and Principals in keeping children and teachers safe while providing high quality education; believes that any reopening of schools should be based on scientific and medical advice consistent with that provided by the World Health Organisation and the European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control; and calls on the Minister of Education to engage and consult extensively with education stakeholders as well as parents and young people in advance of the reopening of schools in order to provide clear and early guidance.

Ms Karen Mullan
Ms Catherine Kelly
Mr John O’Dowd
Mr Pat Sheehan

 

6. Adjournment

 

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