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Order Paper

Reference: OP 68/17-22

Date: 31 December 2020

Indicative timings for business.

Marshalled List of Amendments

1.   Prayers

2.   Private Members’ Business

Motion: COVID-19 Impact on School Opening


That this Assembly notes with concern reports that the Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies may have recommended school closures; is deeply concerned by the number of deaths from COVID-19; recognises the concerns of teachers, pupils and parents; calls for urgent clarity from the Minister of Education on what work has been undertaken with the Department of Health on protecting school children, teachers, parents and the wider public from the spread of COVID-19; and further calls on the Minister of Education to outline the medical and scientific advice his Department has received and to explain whether he will consider additional mitigations, including a phased return or extended school closure, if this has been recommended by the medical and scientific advice.

Mr Daniel McCrossan

Mr Justin McNulty

Mr Colin McGrath


3.   Adjournment

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