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Order Paper

Reference: OP 77 /17-22

Date: 22 February 2021

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

Marshalled List of Amendments

 

The Assembly to sit at noon.

1. Prayers

 

2. Public Petition

Extend the Covid Disruption Payment

Mr John O'Dowd

 

3. Assembly Business

Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Ms Paula Bradley replace Mr Gary Middleton as a member of the Committee on Procedures.

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mrs Pam Cameron

 

4. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Direct Payments to Farmers (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Proposed:

That the draft Direct Payments to Farmers (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 be approved.

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

 

Motion: The Direct Payments to Farmers (Simplifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Proposed:

That the draft Direct Payments to Farmers (Simplifications) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 be approved.

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

 

5. Question Time

5.1 The Executive Office

5.2 Finance

 

6. Private Members' Business

Motion: Recovery and Investment Strategy

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the deep and lasting impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on people, communities and businesses across Northern Ireland; further recognises the severe impact that restrictions have had on our society and economy and the devastating impact that the conclusion of the furlough scheme will have on jobs; regrets that the Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance have failed to produce a comprehensive COVID-19 recovery plan prioritising employment and efforts to build back better; expresses concern that the Minister for the Economy has failed to outline a strategy for maximising the potential for job creation and growth as a result of dual market access guaranteed under the Protocol on Ireland/Northern Ireland; and calls on both Ministers to work with their Executive colleagues to establish a comprehensive recovery and investment strategy that will transform public services, create more jobs and help build back better from the crisis.

Mr Matthew O'Toole
Mr Colin McGrath
Ms Sinéad McLaughlin
Mrs Dolores Kelly

 

7. Adjournment

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