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Order Paper

Reference: OP 85/17-22

Date: 22 March 2021

Marshalled List of Amendments

Indicative timings for today's business.

The Assembly to sit at noon.

 

1. Prayers

 

2. Public Petition

Ban Conversion Therapy

Ms Paula Bradshaw

 

3. Assembly Business

Motion: Committee Membership

Proposed:

That Mr Gary Middleton replace Ms Paula Bradley as a member of the Committee on Procedures; and that Mr Gary Middleton replace Mr Paul Givan as a member of the Committee for the Economy.

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mrs Pam Cameron

Motion: Extension of the Ad Hoc Committee on the COVID-19 response

Proposed:

That this Assembly agrees that, unless it previously resolves, the time frame for the existence of the Ad Hoc Committee, appointed by the Assembly on 31 March 2020 for the purpose of receiving oral statements from Ministers on matters relating to the COVID-19 response and questioning Ministers on such statements, be extended by six months until 30 September 2021.

Mr Keith Buchanan
Mr John O’Dowd
Mrs Dolores Kelly
Mr Robbie Butler
Ms Kellie Armstrong
Ms Clare Bailey

 

4. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Pneumoconiosis, etc., (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Proposed:

That the Pneumoconiosis, etc., (Workers’ Compensation) (Payment of Claims) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 be affirmed.

Minister for Communities

Motion: The draft Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021

Proposed:

That the draft Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 be approved.

Minister of Finance

 

5. Question Time

5.1 The Executive Office

5.2 Infrastructure

 

6. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Flags, Identity, Culture and Tradition

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises there has been a failure of leadership to deal with issues that arise around flags, identity, culture and tradition in Northern Ireland; and calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to publish the Commission on Flags, Identity, Culture and Tradition report, and to bring the report recommendations to the Executive for review, to provide funding and to take forward in order to ensure leadership on these issues and to move Northern Ireland forward together as a united community.

Ms Paula Bradshaw
Mr Andrew Muir
Mr Chris Lyttle

Motion: JobStart and the Impact of the Pandemic on 16 to 24 year olds

Proposed:

That this Assembly recognises the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people, their personal and professional development, mental health, and career prospects; recognises that 16 to 24 year olds have been among the most disproportionately affected by the pandemic and lockdown restrictions; expresses deep concern that the Minister of Finance has not provided certainty that funding commitments for the JobStart scheme in Northern Ireland can be honoured in the next financial year; and calls on the Minister for Communities to commit to the implementation and roll-out of the JobStart scheme without further delay to address serious youth unemployment challenges.

Ms Paula Bradley
Mr Paul Frew
Mr Robin Newton
Mr Alex Easton

 

7. Adjournment

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