Deposited Papers 2013

The following list contains details of documents which have been deposited in the Library in 2013. Copies of these and all other Deposited Papers are currently available in the Assembly Library for consultation. Where possible, they have been made available as pdfs. The list is in reverse chronological order.
Deposited Papers from previous years are available here: [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008] [2007]


Number:
1235    Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 20/12/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education, in response to AQW 29488/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA, requesting a copy of the submission by his Department entitled the Country Background Report prepared for the OECD Reviews of Evaluation and Assessment in Education Northern Ireland, United Kingdom referred in para page 2 of the Report. [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

  

Number: 1234      Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 20/12/13
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce in the near future his decision on planning application: Redevelopment of Casement Park to provide 38,000 capacity sports stadium on lands at 88-104 Andersonstown Road, Belfast, BT11 9AN.  [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street,Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel. 02890 256026 (37026)

 

Number: 1233      Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 20/12/13
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment to Mr Paul Girvan MLA in response to AQW 28488/11-15 which asked him to to detail the current planning applications for (i) single; and (ii) multiple wind turbines on agricultural land in South Antrim. [pdf]
Contact Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, Assembly Unit, 8th Floor Goodwood House 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256036  (37036)

 

Number: 1232     Issuing Office: DOE   Date Received: 20/12/13
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment to Mr Sammy Wilson MLA in response to  AQW 29117/11-15 which asked him to publish a map showing the location of (i) individual wind turbines; and (ii) wind farms that have been granted planning permission, or are currently being considered by Planning Service, in East Antrim. [pdf]
Contact Mrs Jean Connolly, South Antrim Area Planning Office, County Hall, Ballymena BT42 1QF, Tel: 02871 319755

 

Number: 1231     Issuing Office: DEL   Date Received: 12/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Jim Allister MLA in response to AQW 28733/11-15 which asked him, pursuant to AQW 2962/11-15 , for an update on the data provided.  [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch,Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257832

 

Number: 1230     Issuing Office: DEL    Date Received: 11/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Phil Flanagan MLA in response AQW 28777/11-15 which asked him to detail, for each of the last eight years (i) the number of queries to the Labour Relations Agency (LRA); (ii) the number of queries relating to potential unfair dismissal claims; (iii) the number of employment tribunal hearings; (iv) the amount of funding provided to the LRA; (v) the full time equivalent staff makeup of the LRA; and (vi) the number of mediation cases involving the LRA. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257832

 

Number: 1229    Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 10/12/13
North South Ministerial Council, Special EU Programmes Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 6 December 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/04837 515009 

  

Number: 1228    Issuing Office: DEL      Date Received: 10/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to a follow up question from Mr Sean Rogers MLA, on 26/11 2013 (Oral 3) to AQO 5118/11-15, in which he asked what percentage of young people who have completed an apprenticeship have gone on to start their own business? [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office, Tel: 02890 257431

 

Number: 1227    Issuing Office: DEL       Date Received: 09/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Jim Allister MLA in response to AQW 28734/11-15, which asked him to detail the religious background of current (i) teaching staff; and (ii) non-teaching staff at (a) Queen's University Belfast; (b) the University of Ulster, broken down by campus; (c) St. Mary's University College and (d) Stranmillis Unversity College. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning. Tel: 028 9025 7798   

 

Number: 1226    Issuing Office: DETI     Date Received: 06/12/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in a follow-up response to a Topical Question from Mr. Leslie Cree MLA on 11 November 2013 which asked for an update on Invest NI's plans for the regeneration of the Springfield Road/Woodvale area of Belfast.  [pdf]
Contact Damien Hegarty, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529209 (29209)

 

Number: 1225     Issuing Office: DEL    Date Received: 06/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr David McNarry MLA in response to AQW 28726/11-15 which asked him to detail by skills area, how many apprentices, have progressed into employment in each of the last three years.  [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1224     Issuing Office: DEL    Date Received: 06/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr David McNarry MLA in response to  AQW 28786/11-15 which asked him to detail how many female apprentice trainees are currently on apprenticeship courses, broken down by skills area. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1223     Issuing Office: DEL   Date Received: 06/12/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr David McNarry MLA in response to AQW 28722/11-15 which asked him to detail the skills areas of all apprentices currently under training in all establishments funded by his Department. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1222  Issuing Office: DOE     Date Received: 06/12/13
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment to Lord Morrow MLA in response to AQW 28487/11-15 pursuant to AQW 27716/11-15 which asked him to provide a copy of the relevant training module in respect of Driver and Vehicle Agency enforcement staff carrying out duties to detect illegal activities of taxi operators. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Huggins, Chief Executive's Office, Driver & Vehicle Agency, 148-158 Corporation Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 3DH, Tel: 02890 254440

 

Number: 1221  Issuing Office: NSMC  Date Received: 21/11/13
North South Ministerial Council, North South Language Body Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 20 November 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas, Cruinniú - An Foras Teanga, Oifigí Chomhrúnaíocht Na Catt, Ard Mhacha, 20 Samhain 2013, Comhráiteas.   [pdf]

 

Number: 1220  Issuing Office: NSMC Date Received: 21/11/13
North South Ministerial Council, Inland Waterways Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 20 November 2013, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/04837 515009 

  

Number: 1219 Issuing Office: DEL   Date Received: 21/11/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Colum Eastwood MLA in response to AQW 27952/11-15 which asked how many Civil Service posts existed in his Department on 1 January 2012 and 1 January 2013 at (i) Administrative Assistant; (ii) Administrative Officer; (iii) Executive Officer 2; (iv) Executive Officer 1; (v) Staff Officer; (vi) Deputy Principal; (vii) Grade 7; and (viii) Grade 6 levels, broken down by local council area. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1218 Issuing Office: DEL  Date Received: 18/11/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mrs Sandra Overend MLA in response to a question, following on from AQO 4930/11-15, setting out the split of Assured Skills support between existing companies and potential foreign investors for current projects.   [pdf]
Contact Ruth Johnston, Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257896

 

Number: 1217 Issuing Office: DEL  Date Received: 15/11/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Alastair Ross MLA in response to  AQW 27525/11-15, which asked him how many public consultations his Department had carried out since 2007, broken down by issue; and to detail the number of responses received per consultation.  [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1216  Issuing Office: DEL   Date Received: 14/11/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Thomas Buchanan MLA in response to a question, following on from  AQO 4931, which asked what percentage of staff in his Department have a disability?  [pdf]
Contact Ruth Johnston, Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257896

 

Number: 1215 Issuing Office: NSMC Date Received: 13/11/13
North South Ministerial Council, Agriculture Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 13 November 2013, Joint Communiqué.    [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007

  

Number: 1214  Issuing Office: DHSSPS  Date Received: 13/11/13
Revised answer from the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety AQW 27114/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew which asked what proportion of carer assessments offered over the last three years were accepted, broken down by Health and Social Care Trust.  [pdf]
Contact Janice Sheppey, Private Office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, 02890 520642

 

Number: 1213  Issuing Office: DHSSPS  Date Received: 12/11/13
Letter from the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety to the Speaker correcting some factual inaccuracies he inadvertently made in speeches in the Assembly on 30 September and 4 November 2013. [pdf]
Contact Janice Sheppey,Private Office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, 02890 520642

 

Number: 1212    Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 11/11/13
North South Ministerial Council, Seventeenth Plenary Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 8 November 2013, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004

 

Number: 1211     Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 11/11/13
North South Ministerial Council, Education Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 8 November 2013, Joint Communiqué [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/04837 515009

 

Number: 1210     Issuing Office: DSD         Date Received: 06/11/13
Information provided by the Minister for Social Development, in response to AQW 27306/11-15 from Ms Paula Bradley MLA which  asked him to detail the area in the North Belfast constituency which was covered by the ring fencing of social house construction when it was in operation. [pdf]
Contact Marie Howland, DSD Private Office, Lighthouse Building, 1 Cromac Place, Belfast BT7 2JB, 02890 829566 (38566)

 

Number: 1209     Issuing Office: DEL          Date Received: 01/11/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 27403/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 26901/11-15, asking him to detail (i) why he is refusing to allow full sight of the audit; and (ii) the findings in regard to the other colleges included in the audit. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1208      Issuing Office: NSMC        Date Received: 28/10/13
North South Ministerial Council, Environment Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 30 October 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/04837 515009

 

Number: 1207       Issuing Office: DOJ            Date Received: 25/10/13
Information provided by the the Minister of Justice, in response to AQW 26309/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 25425/11-15 , asking why he will not place a copy of the local Maghaberry Prison policy and procedures pertaining to hot and cold debriefs, as referred to in Annex N of the Suicide and Self-Harm Prevention Policy 2011, in the Assembly Library.   [pdf]
Contact  Gavin Greenlees, Operational Support, Offender Policy and Operations Directorate, Northern Ireland Prison Service, Tel: 02890 524076

 

Number: 1206       Issuing Office: DOJ           Date Received: 23/10/13
Prison Review Oversight Group - Justice Committee Summary Report - October 2013. [pdf]
Contact  Barry Doran, PRT Programme Office, Room 310a Dundonald House, Belfast BT4 3TT, Tel:02890 525365

 

Number: 1205        Issuing Office: OFMDFM  Date Received: 23/10/13
Northern Ireland Executive European Priorities 2013-14: Winning in Europe.   [pdf]
Contact  Damien Montgomery, European Policy and Co-ordination Unit, OFMDFM, Tel: 02890 523125

 

Number: 1204        Issuing Office: OFMDFM  Date Received: 23/10/13
European Priorities 2012-13 Implementation Report: Winning in Europe  [pdf]
Contact  Damien Montgomery, European Policy and Co-ordination Unit, OFMDFM, Tel: 02890 523125

 

Number: 1203          Issuing Office: DOE       Date Received: 22/10/13
Legal advice to the Department of Environment - Amendments to The Planning Bill 2013.   [pdf]
Contact Helen Richmond, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House,44 May Street, Townparks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256022 (37022)

 

Number: 1202           Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 21/10/13
North South Ministerial Council Health & Food Safety Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 10 July 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/04837  515009

 

Number: 1201           Issuing Office: DEL      Date Received: 21/10/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 26594/11-15 from  Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 25524/11-15, which asked why South West Regional College delivered provision for young people leaving special schools through the Beacon Centre, which predominately deals with mental health issues.  [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257431

 

Number: 1200           Issuing Office: DEL      Date Received: 21/10/13
Letter from the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Jimmy Spratt MLA in response to a follow up question on 08 October 2013 relating to youth unemployment statistics broken down by constituency.    [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning,  Tel: 02890 257431

 

Number: 1199           Issuing Office: DOE      Date Received: 21/10/13
SUB/843-13 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising them of his intention to announce his decision re: Article 31 Planning Application for mixed use development on lands at the former Marm Factory site, 20 Comber Road, Newtownards.  [pdf]
Contact Laura Shiels, DOE Private Office,  Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 254920 (54920)

 

Number: 1198            Issuing Office: DENI      Date Received: 17/10/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education, in response to AQW 26953/11-15 from Mr Chris Lyttle MLA, which asked what action his Department is taking to promote inclusion and provision for people with a disability.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1197            Issuing Office: DENI      Date Received: 17/10/13
SUB 863/2013 Letter from the Minister of Education to the Speaker correcting information he had provided to Mr Alex Easton MLA during Topical Question Time on 7 October 2013, in response to AQT 180/11-15 and subsequent supplementary, which asked what the education system is doing to help looked after children and if they all had Personal Education Plans (PEPs), which were required by 1 June 2013.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1196            Issuing Office: DENI      Date Received: 17/10/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education, in response to AQW 26712/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA, which asked what evidence there is to show that there are higher instances of special education needs in areas where there is a higher uptake of free school meals.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1195             Issuing Office: DOJ       Date Received: 17/10/13
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 26228/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, which asked, in relation to the comments made by Dr Tony Pearson in the Prison Review Team Report of June 2009 that the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) must operate a fair and efficient disciplinary system with zero tolerance for criminal offences, whether (i) the NIPS operates a zero tolerance system, and if not, to detail the rationale; and (ii) whether he will place a copy of NIPS policy and procedures, pertaining to proper and effective handling of the alleged commission of criminal offences by all operational prison staff, in the Assembly Library. [pdf]
Contact Noel Marsden, Head of Standards, Northern Ireland Prison Service, Dundonald House, Belfast, Tel: 02890 525392

 

Number: 1194           Issuing Office: DHSSPS   Date Received: 16/10/13
Information provided by the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in response to AQW 25950/11-15 in which he was asked to detail the number of permanent admissions to (i) private residential care homes; and (ii) statutory residential care homes, broken down by Health and Social Care trust, in each of the last five years. [pdf]
Contact:
Suzanne Ferris, DHSSPSNI, Private Office, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast, BT4 3SQ. Tel: 028 9052 0638

 

Number: 1193             Issuing Office: DOJ       Date Received: 15/10/13
Information  provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 26396/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, in which he asked, pursuant to AQW 25020/11-15, given that 5.3 of the Northern Ireland Prison Service Code of Conduct and Discipline requires that discipline investigations for operational prison staff will normally be conducted by at least a Governor 5 or above and that no regulatory provision exists for the use of Northern Ireland Civil Service staff, to clarify what stipulation for future investigators will be in the new Code. [pdf]
Contact:
Claire McGonigle Department of Justice, Minister's Office, Block B, Castle Buildings, Belfast, BT4 3SG. Tel: 028 90 522830

 

Number: 1192             Issuing Office: DETI     Date Received: 14/10/13
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, to a supplementary question to AQO4617/11-15, from Mr. Cree on 24 September 2013, in relation to improving the figures for business start-ups in Northern Ireland. [pdf]
Contact:
Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP. Tel: 028 9052 9222 (ext: 29222)

  

Number: 1191             Issuing Office: DETI     Date Received: 11/10/13
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment, to Ms Maeve McLaughlin MLA in follow up to topical questions on 24 September 2013, regarding information on the jobs promoted and created by Invest NI. [pdf]
Contact: Damien Hegarty, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP. Tel: 028 9052 9209 (ext: 29209)

 

Number: 1190            Issuing Office: DRD     Date Received: 10/10/13
Letter from the Minister for Regional Development to Mr Michael Copeland MLA in response to AQW 25515/11-15 which asked him to outline the on-street parking restrictions in Joy Street, Belfast. [pdf]
Contact Laura Shiels, Lisa McAteer, DRD Private Office, Room 7-08 Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 540093)

 

Number: 1189              Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 08/10/13
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment advising Members of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application for a proposed mixed use development on lands at Glenmona, Belfast: lands west of Monagh by-pass and north of Glen Road, Belfast.    [pdf]
Contact Laura Shiels, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 254920 (54920) 

  

Number: 1188               Issuing Office: DOJ     Date Received: 27/09/13
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 25035/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, which asked if he would place a copy of the new Prison Service Code of Conduct in the library. [pdf]
Contact Noel Marsden, Head of Standards, Northern Ireland Prison Service, Dundonald House, Belfast, Tel: 02890 525392

 

Number: 1187                Issuing Office: DETI    Date Received: 26/09/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, following her  Statement to the Assembly on 10 Sept. 2013 relating to the NSMC Trade & Business Development Sectoral Meeting 26 June 2013, in response to two questions raised by Mr Jim Allister MLA  on (i) the non availability of InterTradeIreland’s 2012 Business Plan on the body’s website and (ii) a query regarding the attainment of 92 first time innovators and 67 first time exporters, in the context of InterTradeIreland’s target to increase the number of businesses involved in cross border trade and innovation by 10,000 over the three year period of InterTradeIreland’s Corporate Plan 2011-2013.  [pdf]
Contact Christine McLaughlin, DETI Private Office, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1186                 Issuing Office: DARD    Date Received: 19/09/13
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 25186/11-15 from Mr Mervyn Storey, which asked for an update on the development of flood risk management plans. [pdf]
Contact Lauri Hutton, Private Office, Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Room 438 Dundonald House, Tel: 02890 520824 (20824)

 

Number: 1185                 Issuing Office: DENI    Date Received: 19/09/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to AQW 25395/11-15 from Mr Mervyn Storey MLA, which asked him to list the schools which were oversubscribed at stage 1 of the pre-school enrolment process in each of the last three years, broken down by (i) Education and Library Board; and (ii) constituency. [pdf]
Contact Graeme McFarland,Central Support and Co-ordination Team, Department of Education Tel 02891 279946 ( 59946)

 

Number: 1184   Issuing Office: DEL   Date Received: 16/09/13
Press Release from the Department for Employment and Learning announcing the appointment, by the Minister, to the Chair of the panel of international education experts to take forward the review of Teacher Training infrastructure.  This follows his statement to the Assembly earlier this year outlining concerns that the system for the education of teachers in Northern Ireland was not sustainable.  The establishment of the panel is the second stage of the review into the teacher training infrastructure. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, 02890 257832

 

Number: 1183     Issuing Office: DRD   Date Received: 30/08/13
Letter from the Minister for Regional Development  to Mr Patsy McGlone MLA providing revised information in response to AQW 24830/11-15 which asked (i) whether Ernst & Young carried out any work, on an ex gratia basis, between July 2009 and July 2010 for, or in relation to, Northern Ireland Water; (ii) for whom was any such work carried out; (iii) who was the recipient of the work; and (iv) who instructed the work to be carried out.    [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel:02890 541188 

  

Number: 1182     Issuing Office: DFP   Date Received: 19/08/13
Letter from the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Mr. Peter Weir MLA providing revised information in response to AQW 24731/11-15 which asked for details of (i) the top ten tourist attractions in County Down, in terms of visitor numbers; and (ii) the number of visitors each received, in the last available year.  [pdf]
Contact Duncan Morris,DFP Assembly Section,Craigantlet Buildings, Stormont, Tel:02890 16 3380 (73380)

 

Number: 1181 Issuing Office: NSMC  Date Received: 19/07/13
North South Ministerial Council Agriculture Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 10 July 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010) 

  

Number: 1180 Issuing Office: NSMC  Date Received: 17/07/13
North South Ministerial Council North South Language Body Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 10 July 2013, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas Cruinniú An Foras Teanga, Oifigí Chomhrúnaíocht Catt, Ard Mhacha, 10 Iúil 2013, Comhráiteas.  [pdf]
Contact Sean McAteer, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515036 (33036)

 

Number: 1179  Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 17/07/13
North South Ministerial Council Sixteenth Plenary Meeting, Dublin Castle, 5 July 2013, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel : 02837 515004 (33004) 

 

Number: 1178  Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 17/07/13
Letter from the Minister of Education to Mr. Stephen Moutray MLA regarding a correction to the Adjournment Debate on the Dickson Plan that took place on 18 June 2013, clarifying figures provided by him in the debate.   [pdf]
Contact Suzanne McKee, Central Support & Co-ordination Team, Department of Education, Tel: 02891 279376 (59376) 

 

Number: 1177  Issuing Office: DRD      Date Received: 09/07/13
Information provided in response to AQW 23391/11-15 from Mr Peter Weir MLA which asked the Minister for Regional Development to detail the number of illegal paramilitary or terrorist roadside monuments, broken down by constituency. Response includes a revised version of the Minister's answer.    [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188 

 

Number: 1176  Issuing Office: DRD        Date Received: 09/07/13
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 23554/11-15 from Mr Alex Easton MLA asking the Minister to detail the number of illegal road side monuments to terrorists. Response includes an attached revised version of the Minister's answer to AQW 23156/11-15    [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188

  

Number: 1175  Issuing Office: DOJ         Date Received: 08/07/13
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 24760/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, requesting that the Minister of Justice provide a copy of the Northern Ireland Prison Service policy on managing serious self-harm and deaths in custody.  [pdf]
Contact Denise Moffett, NIPS Secretariat, Tel: 02890 524269 

 

Number: 1174  Issuing Office: DARD       Date Received: 05/07/13
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW AQW 24454/11-15 from Mr Chris Hazzard MLA, asking what measures her Department has taken in order to protect and enhance the local fishing industry, in the last five years. [pdf]
Contact Catrina Brady, Private Office, Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Room 438 Dundonald House, Tel: 02890 524159 

 

Number: 1173   Issuing Office: DENI        Date Received: 01/07/13
Documentation relating to the consultation on proposed changes to the Common Funding Scheme for Schools, which the Minister for Education, in a statement to the Assembly on 11 June, undertook to make available to members by placing it in the Assembly Library. [pdf]
Contact Catherine Bell, Common Funding Implementation Team, Department of Education, Tel: 02891 279238 (59238)

 

Number: 1172   Issuing Office: OFMDFM  Date Received: 01/07/13
Response to AQW 23813/11-15 pursuant to AQW 23135/11-15, from Mr Jim Allister MLA, which asked the First Minister and deputy First Minister to explain the terms Asset Management and Commercialisation; and to list the individual projects and the value of consultancy where support is listed as (i) Asset Management; and (ii) Commercialisation.    [pdf]
Contact Peter McDowell, OFMDFM, Assembly Section, Tel: 88060

 

Number: 1171  Issuing Office: DEL        Date Received: 01/07/13
Response from the Minister for Employment & Learning to a supplementary question to AQO 4370/11-15, from Mr Jonathan Craig MLA, which asked 'Does the Minister agree that there are increasing pressures on the technical college in Lisburn due to its success in having huge numbers now coming into the college? Is there anywhere else that can be used to expand the capacity of that college in Lisburn?'     [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, Private Office,Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257431

 

Number: 1170  Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 28/06/13
North South Ministerial Council Trade & Business Development Meeting NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh 26 June 2013, Joint Communiqué   [pdf]
Contact Louise Brady, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515013 (33013) 

 

Number: 1169  Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 28/06/13
North South Ministerial Tourism Meeting NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh 26 June 2013, Joint Communiqué [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010)

 

Number: 1168  Issuing Office: DOJ        Date Received: 27/06/13
Prison Review Oversight Group Justice Committee Summary Report: May 2013
The purpose of this summary report is to provide the Committee with an update following the fifth meeting of the Prison Review Oversight Group, which took place on 13 March 2013. [pdf]
Contact Barry Doran, PRT Programme Office, Knockview Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SL, Tel: 02890 523277

 

Number: 1167   Issuing Office: DOJ        Date Received: 27/06/13
Prison Review Oversight Group First Annual Report: March 2013 [pdf]
Contact Barry Doran, PRT Programme Office, Knockview Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SL, Tel: 02890 523277

 

Number: 1166   Issuing Office: DARD     Date Received: 27/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 24253/11-15 from Mr Fra McCann MLA, asking her to detail the land owned by the Forest Service in the greater Belfast area; and to provide a map detailing this. [pdf]
Contact Catrina Brady, Private Office, Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Room 438 Dundonald House, Tel: 02890 524159 

 

Number: 1165  Issuing Office: OFMDFM   Date Received: 25/06/13
Copy of a chart of Youth Unemployment across the EU, as referred to in a statement by the First Minister today (Tuesday 25 June) on the outcome of the summit meeting of the British-Irish Council (BIC), held on Thursday 20 and Friday 21 June at the Magee campus of the University of Ulster, & which he agreed to place in the Assembly Library for the information of Members.   [png]
Contact Colette Kerr Assembly Section, OFMDFM, Stormont Castle, Tel: 88057 

 

Number: 1164  Issuing Office: OFMDFM  Date Received: 25/06/13
British-Irish Council Annual Report 2012  [pdf]
Contact Conor McParland, OFMDFM, Tel: 02890 378211

  

Number: 1163    Issuing Office: DETI       Date Received: 21/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to: AQW 21910/11-15; AQW 21911/11-15; AQW 21912/11-15; & AQW 21913/11-15 from Mr Colum Eastwood MLA asking him -

  • to detail the financial assistance provided by InvestNI to companies during the 2012/13 financial year, broken down by constituency; and the amount each represents as a percentage of the total financial assistance provided by InvestNI during this period.
  • to detail the number of new jobs created through inward investment projects supported by InvestNI during the 2012/13 financial year, broken down by constituency; and what each figure represents as a percentage of the total number of new jobs created by inward investment projects during that period.
  • to detail the number of new jobs created through first time international investors that were supported by InvestNI during the 2012/13 financial year, broken down by constituency; and what each figure represents as a percentage of the total number of new jobs created by first time international investors during that period.  
  • how many of the jobs created by InvestNI in each constituency during the 2012/13 financial year offer a salary which is (i) less than 25 percent above; and (ii) 25 percent or more than the average private sector wage, expressed as a number and a percentage of all the new jobs created by inward investment projects during this period.   [pdf] 

Contact Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222) 

 

Number: 1162     Issuing Office: DARD     Date Received: 20/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 24055/11-15 from Mrs Dolores Kelly MLA pursuant to AQW 23334/11-15, asking her to list the 63 recommendations of The Independent Review Panel accepted by her Department; and the actions taken to implement these recommendations.  [pdf]
Contact Catrina Brady, Office for the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Room 438 Dundonald House, Tel: 02890 524159 

 

Number: 1161     Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 19/06/13
North South Ministerial Council North South Language Body Meeting,NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh,19 June 2013, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas Cruinniú An Foras Teanga, Oifigí Chomhrúnaíocht Catt, Ard Mhacha, 19 Meitheamh 2013, Comhráiteas. [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street,  Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1160    Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 19/06/13
North South Ministerial Council Inland Waterways Meeting NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh 19 June 2013, Joint Communiqué   [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007) 

 

Number: 1159    Issuing Office: DRD     Date Received: 19/06/13
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQO 4317/11-15 from Mr Gregory Campbell MLA, asking him how many Penalty Charge Notices were issued in the towns of Coleraine, Limavady, Portstewart, Portrush and Dungiven, in each of the last two years.  [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court,10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188 (41188) 

 

Number: 1158     Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 18/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education, in response to AQW 23996/11-15 from Mr Daithí McKay MLA, asking him to detail the number of people employed in (i) schools; and (ii) his Department's arm's-length bodies in each year since 2007, broken down by grade.    [pdf]
Contact
Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1157      Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 18/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education, in response to AQW 23929/11-15 from Lord Maurice Morrow MLA, asking him to detail the grades awarded by inspectors to schools in each Education and Library Board, in each of the last five years, broken down by (i) sector; and (ii) type.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1156       Issuing Office: DSD       Date Received: 18/06/13
Redacted ASM report provided by the Minister for Social Development, further to his Oral Statement on 10 June 2013 in the Assembly, in relation to the Northern Ireland Housing Executive and the management of maintenance contracts.   [pdf]
Contact Caroline McCavana, DSD Private Office, Lighthouse Building, 1 Cromac Place, Belfast BT7 2JB, 02890 829037 (38037)

 

Number: 1155       Issuing Office: DEL       Date Received: 13/06/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQO 4009/11-15 from Mr Tom Elliott MLA requesting him to outline the appointment process for the new chairperson of the governing body of Stranmillis University College.   [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257431 

 

Number: 1154        Issuing Office: DETI      Date Received: 13/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to AQW 23103/11-15 from Mr Pat Ramsey MLA requesting a list of all businesses that are operating in as a result of Foreign Direct Investment in the last three years, and to plot these businesses on a regional map, colour coding each business according to its sector. [pdf]
Contact Damien Hegarty,Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment,  Netherleigh,  Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529209 (29209) 

  

Number: 1153         Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 12/06/13
North South Ministerial Council Special EU Programmes Meeting NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh,10 May 2013, Joint Communiqué [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1152          Issuing Office: DRD        Date Received: 12/06/13
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 23460/11-15 from Mr Paul Girvan MLA requesting details of the location of salt bins in (i) Antrim Borough Council; and (ii) Newtownabbey Borough Council.  [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188 (41188)

 

Number: 1151            Issuing Office: DOE       Date Received: 12/06/13
SUB/455/13 Letter from the Minister of the Environment to Assembly Members advising of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application for redevelopment of site at Former Scrabo High School site, Scrabo Road, Newtownards to provide a foodstore (4,077 sq metres net), petrol filling station, ancillary non-food retail floorspace, associated car parking, a park-and-ride facility, landscaping and associated works.   [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN  Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1150            Issuing Office: DOE       Date Received: 12/06/13
SUB/454/13 Letter from the Minister of the Environment to Assembly Members advising of his intention to announce in the near future his decision on a planning application for lands at the former Rolls Royce factory, Upper Newtownards Road/Carrowreagh Road, Dundonald: demolition of existing buildings & structures; construction of a retail store (Class A1); Petrol Filling Station (sui generis); industrial units (Class B2 and B4) & associated highway, footpaths, landscaping and other works and improvements.  [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN  Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1149  Issuing Office: DOE  Date Received: 12/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 23328/11-15 from Mr Paul Girvan MLA asking what invasive alien species have been identified in river courses, broken down by (i) species; and (ii) river course. [pdf]
Contact Bridgeen Magorrian, NIEA Water Management Unit, Antrim Road Lisburn., Tel: 02892 633456 (33456)

 

Number: 1148  Issuing Office: DOE   Date Received: 11/06/13
Information provided by the the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 22537/11-15 from Mr Paul Givan MLA requesting that he provide a substantive response to Lisburn City Council's correspondence relating to his statement of intention to the Planning Appeals Commission on the planning conditions associated with Sprucefield retail development.
Copies of the full submission by the DOE to the now abandoned PAC hearing on Sprucefield (including advice on the retail element of the Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan) are available to consult in the Assembly Library. 
Contact Philip Stinson, DOE Strategic Planning Division, Millennium House, 17-25 Great Victoria Street, Belfast BT2 7BN, Tel: 02890 416913

 

Number: 1147  Issuing Office: DFP     Date Received: 11/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Mr Peter Weir MLA in response to AQW 23636/11-15 which asks what guidance exists to quantify the distance that a person must travel to work to constitute an unreasonable offer of work from HR Connect. [pdf]
Contact Claire Stewart, DFP Assembly Section, Craigantlet Buildings, Tel: 73377

 

Number: 1146  Issuing Office: DFP      Date Received: 11/06/13
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Mr David McNarry MLA correcting figures, provided on 20 May, in response to AQW 22982/11-15 which asks how many civil servants are paid over (i) £50,000; (ii) £75,000; (iii) £100,000; (iv) £125,000; and (v) £150,000 per annum. [pdf]
Contact Duncan Morris, DFP Assembly Section, Craigantlet Buildings, Tel: 02890 163380 (73380)

 

Number: 1145  Issuing Office: DENI       Date Received: 29/05/13
Information provided by the Minister for Education to Dr. Alasdair McDonnell MLA correcting figures provided in error during the Adjournment Debate on 7 May 2013 on the Oversubscription of Primary Places in South Belfast.   [pdf]

 

Number: 1144 Issuing Office: OFMDFM  Date Received: 24/05/13
Information provided by the First and deputy First Minister in response to AQW 23135/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA, pursuant to AQW 21765/11-15, asking how much the Strategic Investment Board spent on consultants, in each year since 2007, broken down by project supported, including where the value of support was less than £100,000.    [pdf]
Contact Peter McDowell, OFMDFM, Assembly Section, Tel: 02890 378060 (88060)

 

Number: 1143  Issuing Office: DEL      Date Received: 13/05/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment in response AQW 22317/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA asking how many adults aged over nineteen with special needs are enrolled as students, broken down by educational facility.   [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1142  Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 03/05/13
North South Ministerial Council Aquaculture & Marine Meeting, Foyle, Carlingford & Irish Lights Commission (FCILC), Carlingford, 3 May 2013, Joint Communiqué.    [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 028/048 37 515009 (33009) 

 

Number: 1141   Issuing Office: DRD     Date Received: 02/05/13
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 18493/11-15 from Mr Gregory Campbell MLA asking him to detail the number of water bills issued in 2012 that were subject to an appeal, and how many resulted in a reduced bill.   [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court,10 - 18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188 (41188)

 

Number: 1140  Issuing Office: DFP      Date Received: 02/05/13
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel in response to AQW 22079/11-15 from Mr Phil Flanagan MLA, requesting that he detail the (i) nature; (ii) value; and (iii) provider of each contract to provide a service to the public sector in each of the last four years. [pdf]
Contact Claire Stewart, DFP Assembly Section, Craigantlet Buildings, Tel: 73377

  

Number: 1139  Issuing Office: DENI      Date Received: 01/05/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education to Mr Sean Rogers MLA, in response to AQW 22094/11-15 asking him to list the pre-schools that are oversubscribed for the 2013/14 academic year; and by how many places each pre-school is oversubscribed. [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

 

Number: 1138   Issuing Office: DRD       Date Received: 01/05/13
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 21831/11-15 from Mr Stewart Dickson MLA asking him to detail the roads that have been adopted; broken down by District Council area, in the last two years. [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10 - 18 Adelaide Street, BelfastBT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188 (41188) 

 

Number: 1137   Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 01/05/13
North South Ministerial Council Eighth Institutional Meeting, Stormont Castle, Belfast, 29 April 2013, Joint Communiqué   [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004) 

 

Number: 1136    Issuing Office: DEL         Date Received: 30/04/13
SUB/153/13 letter to Mr Mark Durkan MLA from the Minister of Employment and Learning, in response to a supplementary question to AQO 3806/11-15 and AQO 3810/11-15 which asked, in relation to the Youth Employment Scheme, if the Minister was satisfied that his Executive colleagues were doing all they can to support the scheme. [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning.  Tel: 02890 257431 

 

Number: 1135    Issuing Office: DARD      Date Received: 30/04/13
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 21680/11-15 from Ms Michaela Boyle MLA requesting details of the farm inspection process from the first point of contact with the farmer through to receipt of the Single Farm Payment.  [pdf]
Contact Catrina Brady, Office for the Minister of Agriculture & Rural Development, Room 438 Dundonald House,
Tel: 02890 524159 

 

Number: 1134    Issuing Office: DEL         Date Received: 29/04/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning  in response to AQW 21594/11-15 from Mr Pat Ramsey MLA requesting details of (i) what outputs were agreed with each training provider in relation to European Social Fund projects in Belfast for skills and employment training; (ii) the arrangements for monitoring the outputs; and (iii) the actions applicable if these targets were not met.     [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning,
Tel: 02890 257798, AQS@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1133    Issuing Office: DEL          Date Received: 29/04/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning  in response to AQW 21593/11-15from Mr Pat Ramsey MLA asking which groups in Belfast were offered funding by the European Social Fund for skills and employment training from 2011 to 2014.  [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning,
Tel: 02890 257798, AQS@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1132    Issuing Office: DEL           Date Received: 29/04/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning  in response to AQW 21592/11-15from Mr Pat Ramsey MLA asking what funding has been offered to European Social Fund projects in Belfast for skills and employment training between 2011 and 2014.   [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 02890 257832 (57832),
Email: AQS@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1131    Issuing Office: NSMC         Date Received: 24/04/13
North South Ministerial Council Environment Meeting, Custom House, Dublin, 23 April 2013, Joint Communiqué    [pdf]
Contact John Boyd, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG,
Tel: 02837 515017 (33007) E.mail: john.boyd@dfa.ie 

 

Number: 1130    Issuing Office: DEL             Date Received: 24/04/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 21522/11-15 from Mr Robin Swann asking how many students with a disability have been enrolled in Higher Education Institutions over the last five years, broken down by disability type. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 02890 257832,
Email: AQS@delni.gov.uk

  

Number: 1129    Issuing Office: NSMC          Date Received: 17/04/13
North South Ministerial Council Transport Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 17 April 2013 Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact  Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street,  Armagh, BT61 7LG,
Tel: 02837 515007 (33007) 

 

Number: 1128     Issuing Office: OFMDFM    Date Received: 11/04/13
Memorandum of Understanding: Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse 1922 to 1995, Version 2 April 2013.  [pdf]
Contact Michael Harkin, HIA Division OFMDFM, Room E.13 Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SR,
Tel: 02890 523155 (23155)

 

Number: 1127       Issuing Office: DRD         Date Received: 09/04/13
Management Statement & Financial Memorandum between Department for Regional Development & Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company: Updated - Effective 01 April 2013.     [pdf]
Contact Liz Stewart, DRD Public Transport Services Division, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB

 

Number: 1126      Issuing Office: DRD          Date Received: 09/04/13
Information provided by the the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 21303/11-15 from Mr Alastair Ross MLA requesting details of the locations of the public salt boxes in (i) Newtownabbey; (ii) Carrickfergus; and (iii) Larne Borough Council areas.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

  

Number: 1125      Issuing Office:  DEL          Date Received: 03/04/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Mike Nesbitt MLA in response to AQW 21122/11-15 requesting details of  (i) the number of public consultations undertaken by his Department, in each year since 2007; (ii) the type of consultation ; and (iii) the total cost of each consultation.  [pdf]
Contact  Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL.  Tel: 028 9025 7798

 

Number: 1124      Issuing Office: DENI          Date Received: 27/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education to Mr Danny Kinahan MLA in response to AQW  21182/11-15 requesting details of the percentage of pupils entitled to free school meals in each Primary School that has been reported on by Education and Training Inspectorate in the last three years.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

 

Number: 1123      Issuing Office: DENI          Date Received: 27/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education Mr Danny Kinahan MLA in response to AQW  21181/11-15 requesting details of the number of pupils, at each stage of the statementing process, in each school on which the Education and Training Inspectorate has published an inspection report in the last three years.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

  

Number: 1122      Issuing Office: DHSSPS      Date Received: 20/03/13
Response from the Minister for Health, Social Services & Public Safety to AQW 19946/11-15 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA, pursuant to AQW 19307/11-15, asking whether he would make a copy of the waiting times for individual procedures available in the Assembly Library.  Electronic Link provided - Waiting times at 30th September 2012.  A hard copy has also been deposited in the library.   [pdf]
Contact Alastair Brogan, DHSSPS Private Office, 02890 528221

 

Number: 1121      Issuing Office: DENI           Date Received: 12/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education to Mr Roy Beggs MLA in response to AQW 20711/11-15 pursuant to AQW 11004/11-15, detailing (i) the rate per thousand of 15 to 17 year old pupils who have less than 85 percent attendance in 2011/12, broken down by (a) council area; and (b) electoral ward; and (ii) what further action is being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism.     [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

 

Number: 1120      Issuing Office: DENI           Date Received: 12/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education to Mr  Roy Beggs MLA, in response to AQW 20710/11-15  pursuant to AQW 11006/11-15, (i) to detail the rate per thousand of primary school pupils who had less than 85 percent attendance in 2011/12, broken down by (a) council area; and (b) electoral ward; and (ii) what further action is being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism.     [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

 

Number: 1119      Issuing Office: DENI          Date Received: 12/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education to Mr  Roy Beggs MLA, in response to AQW 20709/11-15  pursuant to AQW 11006/11-15, detailing (i) the rate per thousand of post-primary school pupils who had less than 85 percent attendance in 2011/12, broken down by (a) council area; and (b) electoral ward; and (ii) what further action is being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

 

Number: 1118      Issuing Office: NSMC         Date Received: 07/03/13
North South Ministerial Council North South Language Body Meeting,NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices Armagh, 06 March 2013, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas Cruinniú - An Foras Teanga, Oifigí Chomhrúnaíocht na Catt Ard Mhacha, 6 Márta 2013, Comhráiteas.   [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1117      Issuing Office: DEL             Date Received: 06/03/13
Response to Mr Jim Allister MLA  from the Minister for Employment and Learning to i) AQW 19815/11-15 requesting details using home addresses, of the number of people who are availing of the Local Employment Intermediary Service, broken down by council area &  ii) AQW 19816/11-15 details using home addresses of the number of people who have found full-time employment through the Local Employment Intermediary Service, broken down by council area.   [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 02890 257832

  

Number: 1116     Issuing Office: DETI           Date Received: 06/03/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in  response to AQW 20386/11-15 from Ms Caitríona Ruane MLA on what venues in South Down are registered with her Department to provide tourist accommodation.   [pdf]
Contact Stephen Montgomery, Assembly Liaison Unit, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529327 (ext: 29327)

  

Number: 1115     Issuing Office: DOJ              Date Received: 05/03/13
Response from the Minister of Justice to AQW 19324/11-15  from Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 18305/11-15 and AQW 17469/11-15, on  whether he plans to review his answer in light of the Ministry of Justice, National Offender Management Service and Her Majesty’s Prison Service Archiving, Retention and Disposal Policy; and (ii) whether he will provide a copy of the Northern Ireland Prison Service Policy on the subject.    [pdf]
Contact Andrew Weir, DOJ Private Office, Tel: 22823

  

Number: 1114     Issuing Office: NSMC           Date Received: 27/02/13
North South Ministerial Council Education Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices Armagh, 27 February 2013, Joint Communiqué.    [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1113       Issuing Office: DETI           Date Received: 27/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment to Mr Roy Beggs MLA, following her statement to the Assembly on Telecommunications, in response to his enquiry about improvement to broadband especially along that portion of the A2 that runs through East Antrim.     [pdf]
Contact Gillian Cahoon, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment,Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529440 (29440)

 

Number: 1112       Issuing Office: DOJ             Date Received: 26/02/13
Prison Review Oversight Group Justice Committee Summary Report January 2013.  The purpose of this summary report is to provide the Committee with an update following the fourth meeting of the Prison Review Oversight Group (the Group), which took place on 19 December 2012.   [pdf]
Contact Mark Adam, NIPS Strategic Change Manager, 02890 765781 (89781).

 

Number: 1111       Issuing Office: DEL             Date Received: 26/02/13
Response from the Minister for Employment and Learning to AQW 19568/11-15 & AQW 19569/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA requesting a breakdown by district electoral area of the home address location of the present clientele of the Local Employment Intermediary Service within the Moyle District Council who have been found full-time employment.    [pdf]
Contact
Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 02890 257832, caroline.hughes@delni.gov.uk, AQS@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1110       Issuing Office: OFMDFM    Date Received: 25/02/13
Memorandum of Understanding between the Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry and OFMDFM.   [pdf]
Contact Michael Harkin, HIA Division, OFMDFM, Room E313, Castle Buildings, Tel: 23155

 

Number: 1109       Issuing Office: DENI            Date Received: 22/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to AQW 19579/11-15 from Danny Kinahan MLA, pursuant to AQW 19038/11-15, asking him to detail the findings of the (i) Deloitte assignment on the Education and Skills Authority (ESA) delivery models and location options; and Price Waterhouse Coopers assignment into the provision of an assessment centre for ESA.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

  

Number: 1108       Issuing Office: DOE             Date Received: 20/02/13
SUB/114/2013 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application for the Redevelopment of Windsor Park to provide 18,000 capacity National Football Stadium. [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

  

Number: 1107       Issuing Office: DETI              Date Received: 20/02/13
Follow up response from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment AQO 3304/11-15 from Michael McGimpsey MLA, asking her to outline alternative means of developing the economy in terms of job creation apart from Selective Financial Assistance.   
[pdf]
Contact
Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast,
BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

  

Number: 1106       Issuing Office: DFP               Date Received: 20/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel in response AQW 19724/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA, requesting that he  publish the paper he referred to in the Estimates debate on 11 February 2012 which shows that cross-border co-operation is costing Northern Ireland £11.2m per annum.   [pdf]
Contact Claire Stewart, DFP Assembly Section,Craigantlet Buildings, Tel: 73377

 

Number: 1105      Issuing Office: DEL                 Date Received: 15/02/13
SUB/061/13 Response from the Minister for Employment & Learning to Mr Leslie Cree MLA, clarifying the situation on adult apprenticeships with regard to economically important sectors, following a supplementary question 1 to AQO 3253/11-15. [pdf]
Contact
Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office, Tel: 02890 257431 (57431) 

 

Number: 1104      Issuing Office: DENI               Date Received: 13/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response AQW 19363/11-15 from Mr Danny Kinahan MLA,  detailing the (i) maximum; and (ii) actual enrolment figures for each (a) nursery; and (b) reception class in 2012/13, broken down by Education and Library Board area.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DETI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546) 

 

Number: 1103      Issuing Office: DEL                Date Received: 13/02/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment & Learning in response to supplementary question 4 to AQO 3256/11-15 from Mr Phil Flanagan MLA,  detailing (i) non-continuation rates for NI domiciled full-time first degree entrants to NI Higher Education Institutions, compared with rates for NI domiciled full-time first degree entrants to GB Higher Education Institutions & (ii) the percentages of NI domiciled first degree graduates gaining a first or upper second at NI Higher Education Institutions compared with NI domiciles who graduate from GB Higher Education Institutions. (SUB 058/13)      [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office, Tel: 02890 257431 (57431)

 

Number: 1102      Issuing Office: DEL                 Date Received: 12/02/13
Information quantifying the figures, provided by the Minister for Employment & Learning in response to a supplementary question (AQO 3256/11-15), from Mr Alban Maginness MLA, on the impact of freezing fees on student numbers. (SUB 056/13)   [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office,  Tel: 02890 257431 (57431)

 

Number: 1101      Issuing Office: DEL                 Date Received: 07/02/13
Response provided by the Minister for Employment  & Learning to Mr Roy Beggs MLA  answering supplementary question to an Oral Assembly Question (3255/11-15)        [pdf] 
Contact Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office,  Tel: 02890 257431 (57431) 

 

Number: 1100      Issuing Office: DETI                Date Received: 06/02/13
Supplementary answer provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to AQW 17830/11-15 & AQW 17832/11-15 from Jim Wells MLA concerning tourism related planning applications & holiday cottages.
Contact Damien Hegarty, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529209 (29209)  [pdf]

 

 

Number: 1099      Issuing Office: DETI               Date Received: 06/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to AQW 19148/11-15 from Mr Oliver McMullan MLA requesting a map showing all areas that receive natural gas through the gas network. [pdf]
Contact Irene McAllister, Energy Markets - Domestic, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529398 (29398)

 

  

Number: 1098       Issuing Office: DEL                Date Received: 05/02/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 18377/11-15 from Mrs Sandra Overend MLA on whether there is any provision for developing skills relevant to the Agri-Food industry in order to consolidate and grow this sector?   [pdf]
Contact Kelly McKenzie, Skills Policy Branch, DEL, 1st Floor, Waterfront Plaza, 8 Laganbank Road, Belfast BT1 3LY

 

Number: 1097        Issuing Office: DENI              Date Received: 05/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response AQW 18735/11-15 from Mr John Dallat MLA requesting details of the (i) number and location of temporary classrooms in (a) primary schools; and (b) post-primary schools; and (ii) the number of years these temporary classrooms have been in use at their current location.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, Department of Education, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1096         Issuing Office: DSD- SSA      Date Received: 04/02/13
Omnibus Survey Results September 2013 - Baseline public attitudes to Welfare Reform.   Summary [pdf]   Full Report [pdf]
Contact Organisational Change Directorate, Lighthouse Building , 1 Cromac Place, Gasworks Business Park , Ormeau Road , Belfast, BT7 2JB, Tel: 028 90 829435, Email: kathryn.mccamley@dsdni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1095         Issuing Office: DEL               Date Received: 01/02/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 18509/11-15 from  Mr David McIlveen MLA in relation to the number of counselling courses that are offered by i) further education colleges and  ii) higher education institutes.        [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes,Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 028902 57832, caroline.hughes@delni.gov.uk ,  AQS@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1094         Issuing Office: DEL                Date Received: 31/01/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 18508/11-15 from Mr David McIlveen MLA in relation to the number of counsellors that have been trained by each university in the last five years.  [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes,Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, DEL, Tel: 028902 57832,

 

Number: 1093         Issuing Office: DOJ                 Date Received: 31/01/13
Prison Review Oversight Group Justice Committee Summary Report: October 2012. The purpose of this summary report is to provide the Committee with an update following the third meeting of the Prison Review Oversight Group (the Group), which took place on 19 September 2012.   [pdf]
Contact Mark Adam, NIPS Strategic Change Manager, 02890 765781 (89781)

 

Number: 1092         Issuing Office: DOJ                 Date Received: 31/01/13
Prison Review Oversight Group Justice Committee Summary Report: June 2012. The purpose of this summary report is to provide the Committee with an update following the second meeting of the Prison Review Oversight Group (the Group), which took place on 10 May 2012.  [pdf]
Contact
Mark Adam, NIPS Strategic Change Manager, 02890 765781 (89781)

 

Number: 1091         Issuing Office: DOJ                 Date Received: 31/01/13
Prison Review Oversight Group Justice Committee Summary Report: March 2012 . The purpose of this summary report is to inform the Committee of the first meeting of the Prison Reform Oversight Group (the Group) which took place on 15 February 2012.   [pdf]
Contact Mark Adam, NIPS Strategic Change Manager, 02890 765781 (89781)

 

Number: 1090         Issuing Office: DETI                Date Received: 29/01/13
Follow-up to her Assembly Statement on 14th January 2013 (NSMC Trade and Business Development Sectoral Meeting 28 November 2012) from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment to Ms. Sandra Overend MLA, in response to her question concerning two of InterTradeIreland’s new programmes:  i) the Innovations Challenge Pilot Programme and ii) the Elevate Pilot Programme and relating to the timings of the pilots, the targets and how Northern Ireland will specifically benefit from both programmes.   [pdf]
Contact Gillian Cahoon, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue,Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529440 (29440)

 

Number: 1089         Issuing Office: DHSSPS          Date Received: 24/01/13
Northern Ireland Health and Social Care Influenza Pandemic Preparedness and Response Guidance: January 2013.     [pdf]
Contact Sholto Carnew, DHSSPS Emergency Planning Branch, C4 22 Castle Buildings, Stormont
Tel: 02890 528664

 

Number: 1088          Issuing Office: DFP                Date Received: 24/01/13
Letter from the Minister for Finance & Personnel to Mr Colum Eastwood MLA correcting & clarifying information, concerning the existence of a Hardship relief scheme, he had provided in response to AQO 3122/11-15 which asked what help he can offer to businesses in Belfast and other areas which have suffered losses due to the recent flag protests.    [pdf]
Contact Brian Gepp, Private Office, DFP, Craigantlet Buildings, Stoney Rd, Dundonald, Tel: 02890 163372 (73372)

 

Number: 1087           Issuing Office: OFMDFM       Date Received: 17/01/13
Job Description Desk Officer (Northern Ireland) – Based in Brussels provided by OFMDFM pursuant to response to AQW 10138/11-15 from Mr Danny Kinahan MLA, asking the First Minister and deputy First Minister for  details (i) the process for appointing the Barroso desk officers; (ii) the grade of each officer; (iii) the aims and objectives the officers have been set; and (iv) how they will measure the overall success of the appointments.    [pdf]
Contact Elizabeth Corkill,  Assembly Section, OFMDFM,  Room SD07, Stormont Castle, Belfast, BT4 3TT, 
Tel: 028 9037 8061 (88061)

 

Number: 1086             Issuing Office: DSD           Date Received: 17/01/13
Minute from DSD in compliance with Managing Public Money Northern Ireland (MPMNI) stipulation, that any department wishing to make a gift over £250,000, who have been unable to include it in their estimates, should notify the Assembly: the transfer of ownership of SS Nomadic to the Nomadic Charitable Trust with effect from 02 April 2012.   [pdf]
Contact
Billy Crawford, Corporate Services Unit, DSD, The Lighthouse, Tel: 02890 829030 (38030) 

 

Number: 1085            Issuing Office: DETI           Date Received: 17/01/13
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise Trade and Investment to Mr Patsy McGlone MLA, in response to a supplementary question to AQO 3084/11-15, concerning the position of payments to subcontractors when a main contractor is in financial difficulties or goes into administration.  [pdf]
Contact Damien Hegarty, Private Office, DETI,  Netherleigh,  Massey Avenue,  Belfast, BT4 2JP,  Tel: 02890 529209 (29209)

 

Number: 1084             Issuing Office: DARD         Date Received: 11/01/13
Letter from the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to Mr Robin Swann MLA in response AQW 15091/11-15 requesting details of the process to lodge a formal complaint under the Northern Ireland Countryside Management Scheme.
Contact Lauri Hutton, DARD Private Office, Room 438, Dundonald House, Tel: 02890 520824 (20824) [pdf]

 

Number: 1083             Issuing Office: DOE            Date Received: 09/01/13
Article 31 Letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application:  Joint Services Training College, Desertcreat Road, Cookstown.  (SUB/1214/12)
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel. 02890 256025 (37025)   [pdf]

 

Number: 1082            Issuing Office: DCAL           Date Received: 09/01/13
Information provided by the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure in response to AQW 16716/11-15 from Mr Gerry Kelly requesting details of the level of funding that his Department and its arm's-length bodies has allocated to each project in the Belfast area since 2007, broken down by constituency   [pdf]    [xls]
Contact Denise McGahan, Finance Branch, DCAL, Causeway Exchange, 02890 515073    (75073)

 

Number: 1081            Issuing Office: OFMDFM      Date Received: 09/01/13
Sex Discrimination Order 1976 (Amendment) Regulations (NI) 2012 - Final Regulatory Impact Assessment with Transposition Note and Consultation Summary Report: Gender-neutral Insurance Benefits and Premiums    [pdf]
Contact Colette Kerr Assembly Section, OFMDFM, Stormont Castle,Tel: 88057

 

Number: 1080            Issuing Office: DOE              Date Received: 07/01/13
Article 31 Letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application: Redevelopment of part of former Maze/Long Kesh prison site to create international standard showgrounds facility and ancillary infrastructure at part of the former Maze/Long Kesh prison site, Halftown Road, Lisburn SUB/1247/12  [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel. 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1079            Issuing Office: DOE            Date Received: 07/01/13
Article 31 Letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his decision on planning applications for: Biomass Fuelled Power Plant and associated Water Abstraction Facility (Poultry Waste and Bone Meal) – The ROSE ENERGY proposals, located near Glenavy, Co. Antrim. (SUB/1217/12) [pdf]
Contact Stephanie Lyons, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel. 02890 256025 (37025)

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