Deposited Papers 2014

Deposited Papers are unpublished Papers placed in the Library at the direction of the Speaker or a Minister in the Executive. In most cases they provide information requested in an Assembly Question.  Guidance on the laying, presenting and depositing of papers in the Northern Ireland Assembly (as outlined at Standing Order 23 of the Assembly's Standing Orders) has been published by OFMDFM.

The following list contains details of documents which have been deposited in the Library in 2014.  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 also available: [2013]  [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008] [2007]

 

Number: 1365          Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 19/12/14
North South Ministerial Council, North South Language Body Meeting, Stormont Castle 18 December 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1364            Issuing Office: DOE      Date Received: 16/12/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 39496/11-15 from Mr Michael Copeland MLA which asked him to detail (i) the total level of capital receipts generated by his Department in each year since 2011; (ii) each individual asset; (iii) its location; (iv) when it was sold; (v) by whom it was purchased; and (vi) for how much it was sold. [pdf
Contact Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel:02890 256036 (37036), e-mail:lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1363            Issuing Office: DARD      Date Received: 16/12/14
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 39499/11-15 from Mr Michael Copeland MLA which asked him to detail (i) the total level of capital receipts generated by her Department in each year since 2011; (ii) each individual asset; (iii) its location; (iv) when it was sold; (v) by whom it was purchased; and (vi) for how much it was sold. [pdf]
Contact Thomas Taylor, Private Office, DARD,  Room 438 Dundonald House, Belfast BT4 3SB, Tel: 02890 520860 (20860), e-mail: Thomas.Taylor@dardni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1362            Issuing Office: DOE      Date Received: 16/12/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 39365/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA which asked him, further to the appearance of a departmental official at the Committee for the Environment on 20 November 2014, to provide or place in the Assembly Library, a copy of the full consultation document which he states is the source of the letter from Vehicle Policy Branch headed Taxi (Northern Ireland) 2008 Proposed New Taxi Plates, as well as a list detailing who the doument was sent to and when. [pdf]
Contact George Turkington, DOE Private Office,  8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256030 (37030), e.mail: george.turkington@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1361          Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 10/12/14
North South Ministerial Council Aquaculture & Marine Meeting, Foyle, Carlingford & Irish Lights Commission (FCILC), NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 5 December 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010, shirley.leavey@dfa.ie

 

Number: 1360          Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 10/12/14
North South Ministerial Council, Nineteenth Plenary Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 5 December 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1359          Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 28/11/14
North South Ministerial Council, North South Language Body Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 27 November 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas, Cruinniú - An Foras Teanga, Oifigí Chomhrúnaíocht Catt, Ard Mhacha, 27 Samhain 2014, Comhráiteas [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010), e.mail:  shirley.leavey@dfa.ie)

 

Number: 1358          Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 28/11/14
North South Ministerial Council, Inland Waterways Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 27 November 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010), e.mail:  shirley.leavey@dfa.ie

 

Number: 1357          Issuing Office: DETI    Date Received: 26/11/14
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to a follow-up question from Dolores Kelly MLA in respect of AQO 6985/11-15, initially asked by Stephen Moutray MLA, which asked about any specific measures or targets within Invest NI's Regional Start Initiative (RSI) to encourage more women and people from an ethnic minority background to participate in the programme. [pdf]
Contact: Damien Hegarty, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, 02890 529209 (29209)

 

Number: 1356          Issuing Office: DRD    Date Received: 24/11/14
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development in response to AQW 38261/11-15 from Mr Paul Frew MLA which asked him to detail the location of the NI Water treatment works operating at 80 per cent or more capacity; and what plans are in place to upgrade treatment works. [pdf]
Contact Debbie Williamson, DRD Private Office, Tel: 02890 540934, email:  debbie.williamson@drdni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1355          Issuing Office: DSD    Date Received: 24/11/14
Table setting out changes to State Pension age under current legislation and those proposed in the Bill, provided by the Minister for Social Development for the information of Members. [pdf] 
Contact  Seamus Cassidy, Department for Social Development, Tel: 37105, e.mail: Seamus.Cassidy@dsdni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1354     Issuing Office: DETI     Date Received: 20/11/14
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to Topical Question (AQT1586/11-15), on Monday 13 October, from Mr Sammy Wilson MLA relating to the Northern Ireland Broadband Improvement Project (NIBIP) and when it will impact in the East Antrim Constituency. [pdf]
Contact: Damien Hegarty, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, 02890 529209 (29209)

 

Number: 1353     Issuing Office: DOE     Date Received: 20/11/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 38457/11-15 from Mrs Sandra Overend MLA which asked him to detail the locations of the discovery of waste products from illegal fuel smuggling in each of the last five years, including the extent of waste that was identified at each site and the cost of the clean-up. [pdf]
Contact Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256036(37036), e.mail: lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1352     Issuing Office: NSMC    Date Received: 13/11/14
North South Ministerial Council, Environment Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 13 November 2014, Joint Communiqué [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010), e.mail shirley.leavey@dfa.ie

 

Number: 1351     Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 12/11/14
North South Ministerial Council, Health and Food Safety Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 12 November 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010), e.mail shirley.leavey@dfa.ie

 

Number: 1350     Issuing Office: DOJ     Date Received: 10/11/14
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 37962/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, which asked the Minister to place a copy of the Police Association Regulations 1991 in the Assembly Library, or specifically the section on emoluments for full time Police Federation NI officials showing the required agreements amongst Central Committee, the NI Policing Board and the Chief Constable; and whether these agreements have been, and remain, in practice. Minister’s Letter [pdf] Regulations [pdf]
Contact Minister's Office, Department of Justice, Block B, Castle Buildings, Belfast  BT4 3SG, Tel: 02890 522823 (22823), e.mail  privatof@dojni.x.gsi.gov.uk

 

Number: 1349     Issuing Office: DHSSPS     Date Received: 06/11/14
Letter from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to the Speaker correcting information he provided in relation to Topical Question AQT 1616/11-15 from Alastair Ross MLA, on the "Speak Up, Save a Life" organ donation campaign. [pdf] 
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel:02890 520638e.mail suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1348     Issuing Office: DOE     Date Received: 06/11/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 37603/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, which asked him following Driver and Vehicle enforcement inspections by the Criminal Justice Inspectorate, to detail (i) all recommendations made, per inspection; (ii) dates when recommendations were (a) implemented; and (b) not implemented, including the reasons for this. [pdf]
Contact Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256036 (37036), e.mail: Lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1347    Issuing Office: NSMC      Date Received: 24/10/14
North South Ministerial Council, Education Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 22 October 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010, e.mail shirley.leavey@dfa.ie

 

Number: 1346    Issuing Office: DETI         Date Received: 28/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to a supplementary question to AQO 6821/11-15, during Oral Questions on 13th October, from Mr David McNarry MLA, in relation to ferry services between Northern Ireland and England, providing details of co-operative marketing with air and sea carriers to Northern Ireland in respect of the Great Britain market. [pdf]
Contact: Damien Hegarty, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, 02890 529209 (29209) 

  

Number: 1345     Issuing Office: Speaker    Date Received: 20/10/14
Letter from the Principal Deputy Speaker and Deputy Speakers to all Assembly Members summarising for the record how business will be handled during the period of the current vacancy in the Office of Speaker. [pdf]
Contact  Robin Ramsey, Office of the Speaker, Northern Ireland Assembly, Tel: 02890 521551 

 

Number: 1344     Issuing Office: DOJ           Date Received: 16/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 36864/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, which asked the Minister to provide copies of all correspondence between his Department and the Police Federation of Northern Ireland in relation to police pensions. [pdf]
Contact Minister's Office, Department of Justice, Block B, Castle Buildings, Belfast  BT4 3SG, Tel: 02890 522823 (22823), e.mail:  privatof@dojni.x.gsi.gov.uk

 

Number: 1343      Issuing Office: DOE         Date Received: 15/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 36764/11-15 from Mr Peter Weir MLA, which asked him to detail (i) general; (ii) resource; and (iii) other grants provided by his Department to local councils, in each of the last five years.  [pdf]
Contact Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256069 (37069)

 

Number: 1342      Issuing Office: DSD         Date Received: 13/10/14
Information provided by the Minister for Social Development in response to AQW 36617/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA, which asked when the Northern Ireland Housing Executive Gateway 5 Review will be published; and whether he will place a copy in the Assembly Library. [pdf]
Contact John Kerstens, Director's Office, Housing Division, Level 2, Lighthouse Building, Gasworks Business Park, Belfast, Tel:02890 829280, email: john.kerstens@dsdni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1341       Issuing Office: Speaker   Date Received: 13/10/14
Letter of thanks and appreciation from the Speaker to all Assembly Members on the occasion of his retirement as Speaker. [pdf]
Contact  Robin Ramsey, Office of the Speaker, Northern Ireland Assembly, Tel: 02890 521551

 

Number: 1340       Issuing Office: DEL        Date Received: 09/10/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Ms Claire Sugden MLA, in response to Assembly Question AQW 36452/11-15 which asked the Minister for a numerical break-down, by (i) gender; (ii) age; (iii) disability; and (iv) ethnicity, of the Governing Bodies of each Further Education College, including the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise.  [pdf]
Contact  Paul Turner, Assembly Questions Section, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257542 (57542), email: paul.turner@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1339       Issuing Office: Speaker  Date Received: 07/10/14
Letter from the Speaker to the Principal Deputy Speaker  notifying him and the House that he intends to step down as a Member and therefore as Speaker with effect from noon on Monday 13th October 2014 and requesting him to announce this to the House on Monday 6th October 2014.  [pdf]
Contact  Robin Ramsey, Office of the Speaker, Northern Ireland Assembly, Tel: 02890 521551

 

Number: 1338        Issuing Office: DOJ       Date Received: 06/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 36196/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA , which asked the Minister to provide a copy of (i) the complaints policy; and (ii) the code of conduct of the Police Federation for Northern Ireland, as required of a government funded body.  [pdf]
Police Service of Northern Ireland (Conduct) (Amendment) Regulations 2008.  [pdf]
Contact Police Powers & HR Policy Branch, Block A, 4.16,  Tel: 02890 520060 

 

Number: 1337         Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 06/10/14
North South Ministerial Council, Eighteenth Plenary Meeting, Dublin Castle, 3 October 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1336         Issuing Office: DOJ          Date Received: 06/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 36364/11-15 from Mr Paul Givan MLA, which asked what consideration has been given to transitional or provisional arrangements for PSNI officers pensions compared to England and Wales; and to detail these considerations.  [pdf]
Contact Minister's Office, Department of Justice, Block B, Castle Buildings, Belfast  BT4 3SG, Tel: 02890 522823 (22823), e.mail privatof@dojni.x.gsi.gov.uk

 

Number: 1335        Issuing Office: CAL           Date Received: 03/10/14
Letter from the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to Mr Michael McGimpsey MLA offering a point of clarification to her answer to his topical question AQT1421/11-15 relating to the 2014 Business Plans and Budgets for the North/South language Bodies.   [pdf]
Contact: Sadie McAdam, Assembly Section, DCAL, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, Tel:75153, email: Sadie.McAdam@dcalni.gov.uk 

  

Number: 1334         Issuing Office: DARD           Date Received: 03/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 36289/11-15 from Mr Paul Frew MLA, which asked how her Department is communicating with farmers on single farm payment issues; and to provide the general letters on this issue that have been sent to farmers. [pdf]
Contact: Thomas Taylor, Private Office, DARD, Room 438 Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast BT4 3SB, Tel: 02890 520860 (20860), e-mail: Thomas.Taylor@dardni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1333          Issuing Office: OFMDFM    Date Received: 02/10/14
Information provided by the First Minister and deputy First Minister in response to AQW 35485/11-15 from Mr Chris Lyttle MLA , which asked them, in relation to the 2013 HM Treasury Consultation on Tax Free Childcare Payments/Childcare Payments Bill, to detail (i) the response from their Department; (ii) the stakeholders their Department consulted; and (iii) the responses they have received to the consulation.   [pdf]
Contact: Peter McDowell, Assembly Section, OFMDFM, Assembly Section, Stormont Castle, Tel: 02890 378060 (88060)

 

Number: 1332   Issuing Office: NSMC  Date Received: 01/10/14
North South Ministerial Council, Agriculture Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 1 October 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1331  Issuing Office: DETI    Date Received: 01/10/14
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to a question from Mr Roy Beggs MLA, during Oral Questions on 16th September, in relation to the development of an energy storage facility in the East Antrim area, which sought assurance that no public funding will be used to create that facility. [pdf]
Contact: Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1330   Issuing Office: DETI    Date Received: 30/09/14
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment in response to a request from Mr Sean Lynch MLA during Topical Question time on 16 September 2014 in relation to AQT 1454/11-15 'for details on strategies to address underemployment, given that a report from the TUC has shown that locally we have experienced the sharpest increase in underemployment: an increase of 37% since 2010'.  [pdf]
Contact: Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1329   Issuing Office: DOE   Date Received: 30/09/14
The Department of Education’s report:
'Assessment of the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages – Application of the Charter in the United Kingdom – 4th Monitoring Report'   [pdf]
'Measunu ar an Chairt Eorpach um Theangacha Reigiunacha no Mionlaigh - Feidhm na Cairte sa Riocht Aontaithe - 4u Tuairisc Mhonatoireachta'   [pdf]
provided by the Minister in response to a supplementary question in relation to AQO 5473/11-15.
Contact  Veronica Bintley, Central Support & Coordination Team, Department of Education, Rathgael House, Balloo Road, Bangor BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 275849, E-mail: veronica.bintley@deni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1328   Issuing Office: Speaker Date Received: 12/08/14
Letter from the Speaker to Mr Mitchell McLaughlin MLA, under Standing Order 5(2), authorising him as Principal Deputy Speaker to exercise all procedural functions on his behalf, in relationship to the Assembly, during his currrent absence due to ill health.  [pdf]
Contact  Robin Ramsey, Office of the Speaker, Northern Ireland Assembly, Tel: 02890 521551 

 

Number: 1327    Issuing Office: DOE      Date Received: 19/09/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment re: Planning application for provision of signalized upgrade to existing priority controlled Glenshane Road/Drumahoe South Junction, with associated road widening and provision of pedestrian crossing facilities (to facilitate application no Al2009/0689/0 mixed use development, DrumahoeRoad, Drumahoe). Location:GlenshaneRoad/DrumahoeRoadSouthJunction,Drumahoe,Londonderry.[pdf] 
Contact  Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256036  (37036), email: lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1326    Issuing Office: DOE       Date Received: 16/09/14
Information including the Code of Practice provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 35565/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA , which asked whether any agreements were signed, or committed to, by recipients of certificates of aggregates credit levies that obliged them to make significant environmental improvements to their operations; and if so, to detail the required. improvements. [pdf]
Contact Catherine Heath, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256080 (37080), email: Catherine.Heath@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1325    Issuing Office: DOE        Date Received: 25/08/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment re: planning application for retirement village and nursing home comprising retirement dwellings and other works. Location: Land within the grounds of Manor House, Milford, Co Armagh  [pdf]
Contact  Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256036  (37036), email: lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1324    Issuing Office: DETI       Date Received: 12/08/14
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to Colum Eastwood MLA, providing outstanding information in response to:

  • AQW 32718/11-15 - Invest NI Assistance Offered by Parliamentary Constituency Area (2013/14);
  • AQW 32719/11-15 - Invest NI New Jobs Promoted by Externally-Owned Clients (2013-14);
  • AQW 32720/11-15 - InvestNI New Jobs Promoted by First Time Inward Investors (2013.14);
  • AQW 32727/11-15 - Number of Jobs Promoted through Inward-Investment Projects which are (i) above but less than 25% above the NIPSM, and (ii) 25% or more above the NIPSM (2013-14). [pdf]
    Contact  Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP. Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1323  Issuing Office: Speaker  Date Received: 12/08/14
Letter from the Speaker informing Members of a letter he had received from from the Clerk & Chief Executive of Moyle District Council, County Antrim which stated that, at a recent meeting, Council Members had adopted a resolution on Gaza & enclosing the full text of that resolution.  [pdf]
Contact  Paul Stitt, Office of the Speaker, Northern Ireland Assembly, Tel: 02890 521862

 

Number: 1322    Issuing Office: DOE     Date Received: 06/08/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment: planning application for associated works required for the erection of a single circuit 400kV overhead line at lands between the proposed new NIE substation at the rear of 152 Trewmount Road, Moy, Co Tyrone to the townlands of Doohat or Crossreagh and Crossbane, Co Armagh on the border with the Republic of Ireland. [pdf]
Contact  Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025

 

Number: 1321     Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 06/08/14
Written Ministerial Statement from the Minister of the Environment concerning the Local Government Reform Programme: Councillors’ Remuneration and final scheme of allowances. [pdf]
Contact  Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1320    Issuing Office: DOJ       Date Received: 06/08/14
Letter from the Minister of Justice to Ms Dolores Kelly MLA, in response to a topical question on 10 June 2014 in which she raised queries in relation to his commitment to ensuring that legacy inquests are held, in particular regarding the provision of Coroners Investigators services to the Senior Coroner. [pdf]
Contact Nichola Bewley, Private Office, Department of Justice, Block B, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SG, Tel 02890 523424

 

Number: 1319   Issuing Office: DHSSPS   Date Received: 18/07/14
Information provided by the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety in a revised response to AQW 19627/11-15,  from Mr Jim Allister MLA, which asked what the total spend on hospitality by his Department was in 2011/12.  [pdf]
Contact: Suzanne Ferris, Private Office DHSSPS, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel: 02890 520638, e.mail: Suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk 

  

Number: 1318     Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 25/07/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising them of his intention to announce his decision on a planning application: Major mixed use cross border development to include an Employment and Learning Campus; Tourism Developments including Riverine Wetland Park; Pedestrian Bridge and Linear Park; Community Facilities and Commercial Retail Park. Scheme components include: Employment Park; Learning Campus; Hotel complex; Retail Foodstore and Service Area; Garden World; Petrol Filling Station; Children's Indoor Play Area, Sports and Wellbeing Centre and River Wildlife Centre , Car Parking; and Environmental and Access Infrastructure and Landscaping Works at land North of (and including) River Mourne, East of (and including) The River Foyle and West of the Lifford Road Roundabout and Barnhill Road (A5) and including Lifford Road from Lifford Bridge to Lifford Road Roundabout. [pdf]
Contact Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel No. 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1317    Issuing Office: DFP         Date Received: 21/07/14
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Members, following an Oral Question AQO 6462/11-15 from Mr Mickey Brady MLA, in which he asked the Minister to outline his proposals to ensure the removal of the barriers faced by small and medium enterprises when accessing public procurement opportunities.  [pdf]
Contact Christine Pauley, Assembly Section, DFP, Clare House, Tel: 02890 816718 (76718)

 

Number: 1316   Issuing Office: DHSSPS   Date Received: 18/07/14
Information provided by the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety in a revised response to AQW 33961/11-15 and a follow-up AQ on 23rd June from Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson MLA which asked the Minister how many patients have been repatriated from consultants at the Renal Unit at the Belfast City Hospital to Renal Consultants in other Health and Social Care Trusts in each month of the last two years; and how many were (i) by patient request; and (ii) at the instigation of the consultant. [pdf]
Contact: Alastair Brogan, Private Office, DHSSPSNI, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel. 02890 528221 

 

Number: 1315     Issuing Office: DEL     Date Received: 11/07/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning to Mr Robin Swann MLA, in response to  AQW 33596/11-15 pursuant to AQW 33212/11-15 in which he asked the Minister to detail the employers who utilized the Youth Employment Scheme between 1 January 2014 and 8 May 2014.  [pdf]
Contact:
Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798, email: private.office@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1314     Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 07/07/14
Information provided by the Minister for Education to Mr Mervyn Storey MLA, in correction to a response which was provided during the urgent Oral Question Time in relation to cost-based teaching redundancy on Tuesday 24 June 2014.[pdf]
Contact: Graeme McFarland, Central Support and Co-ordination Team, Department of Education, Tel 02891279946 (ext 59946)

  

Number: 1313     Issuing Office: DETI      Date Received: 07/07/14
Information  provided by the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to Mr Phil Flanagan MLA, in response to an Assembly Supplementary Oral Question on 16 June relating to the possible cancellation of Generating Unit Agreements. [pdf]
Contact: Caroline Finnegan, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: ext 76714, email: caroline.finnegan@dfpni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1312     Issuing Office: DFP     Date Received: 04/07/14
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Mr Steven Agnew MLA, in relation to an Assembly Oral Question on 16 June in which Mr Agnew asked about the Busines Tenancies (NI) Order 1996 ("the Order") and the differences between the Order and equivalent legislation in Great Britain.  [pdf]
Contact: Caroline Finnegan, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: ext 76714, email: caroline.finnegan@dfpni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1311    Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 03/07/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment to Mr Peter Weir MLA, in response to an Assembly Question  AQW 34472/11-15 in which he asked the Minister of the Environment to list the listed buildings in North Down and to detail the spend on each of these buildings in each of the last five years. [pdf]
Contact: Elizabeth Goodall, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN. Tel. 43113, email: elizabeth.goodall@doeni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1310    Issuing Office:  DHSSPS     Date Received: 02/07/14
Revised response from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to a question raised by Mr Robin Swann MLA AQW 34015/11-15 in which he asked the Minister whether ITH Pharma supplied either total parenteral nutrition or parenteral nutrition to any Health and Social Care Trust. [pdf]
Contact:  Suzanne Ferris, Private Office, DHSSPSNI, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, BELFAST BT4 3SQ, Tel. 028 9052 0638 email: suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk


Number:
1309     Issuing Office: DOE      Date Received: 30/06/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment to Mr Oliver McMullan MLA, in response to AQW 34046/11-15 in which he asked the Minister of the Environment to list the listed buildings in the Glens area of Antrim and to detail the spend on each of these buildings in each of the last five years.  [pdf] 
Contact:  Lisa Boyle, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 028 9025 6036 (ext 37036) Email: lisa.boyle@doeni.gov.uk

   

Number: 1308     Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 30/06/14
North South Ministerial Council, Aquaculture and Marine Meeting, Foyle, Carlingford and Irish Lights Commission (FCILC), InvestNI North West Regional Office, 27 June 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact:  Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

  

Number: 1307     Issuing Office: DCAL     Date Received: 26/06/14
Letter from the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to Mr Trevor Clarke MLA providing clarification of figures provided in response to AQO 6386/11-15, which asked how much financial support her Department has given to Orangefest in each of the last three years.  [pdf]
Contact Mairead Rooney, Private Office, Department of Culture Arts and Leisure, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7EG, Tel: 02890 515159 (75159)e.mail: Mairead.Rooney@dcalni.gov.uk 

 

Number: 1306    Issuing Office: DOE    Date Received: 19/06/14
Written Statement by the Minister for the Environment on Thursday 19 June 2014: Implementation of the Taxis Act (NI) 2008.  [pdf]
Contact Laura Shiels, DOE Private Office,  Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast BT1 4NN,Tel: 02890 254920 (54920)

 

Number: 1305   Issuing Office: DFP       Date Received: 19/06/14
Letter from the Minister of Finance & Personnel to Mr Patsy McGlone MLA providing information in response to a supplementary question to AQO 6289/11-5 on 9 June regarding how many major capital schemes or further investment infrastructure schemes currently rest in the Department for sign-off. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Finnegan, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 76714

 

Number: 1304    Issuing Office: DETI      Date Received: 13/06/14
Letter from the Minister for Regional Development to Mr Joe Byrne MLA providing information in response to a supplementary question to AQO 6245/11-15 which asked (i) When does the Department hope the Terex jobs will be realised? (ii) Given the constraints in relation to land available for industrial development in Omagh, can she give any reassurance about what might happen in that regard? [pdf]
Contact Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222) 

  

Number: 1303    Issuing Office: DOJ        Date Received: 16/06/14
Information provided by the Minister of Justice to Lord Morrow MLA, in response to AQW 33802/11-15in which he asked the Minister of Justice (i) to detail the Northern Ireland Courts and Tribunal Services CCTV policy; (ii) to provide a copy of the policy; (iii) when the policy was last updated or amended; and (iv) what monitoring is in place to ensure all aspects of the policy are adhered to. [pdf]
Contact Jonathon Duke, Chief Executive’s Office, Northern Ireland Courts & Tribunals Service, Laganside House, 23–27 Oxford Street, Belfast BT1 3LA, Tel:02890 412263, Email: Jonathon.duke@courtsni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1302    Issuing Office: DRD         Date Received: 13/06/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister for Regional Development to Mr John Dallat MLA, amending information concerning the Ballykelly Bypass provided in response to a supplementary question to AQO 6143/11-15 which related to the Greystone Road and Broad Road Junction in Limavady. [pdf]
Contact Madeline Lowry, DRD Private Office, Room 708 Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541196 (41196),  Email: madeline.lowry@drdni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1301     Issuing Office: DOE          Date Received: 10/06/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce in the near future his decision on the following planning application: Mixed Use Development at City Quays, Belfast Location: Clarendon Dock, Belfast. [pdf]
Contact Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025) 

 

Number: 1300      Issuing Office: DOJ         Date Received: 10/06/14
A copy of the Prison Service 'Supporting Prisoners at Risk (SPAR)' booklet provided by the Minister of Justice in response to AQW 33666/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA.   [pdf]
Contact Gavin Greenlees, Operational Support, Northern Ireland Prison Service, Tel: 02890 524076 (24076) e.mail gavin.greenlees@dojni.x.gsi.gov.uk

 

Number: 1299      Issuing Office: DHSSPS  Date Received: 02/06/14
Letter from the Minister for Regional Development to Mr Gregory Campbell MLA providing revised information in response to AQW 32668/11-15 in relation to the number of requests which were made in 2013 for new street lighting adjacent to existing domestic properties where the number of properties met the criteria for street lighting. [pdf]
Contact Emma Duffy, DRD Private Office, Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 541188

 

Number: 1298      Issuing Office: NSMC     Date Received: 30/05/14
North South Ministerial Council, Special EU Programmes Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 30 May 2014, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1297       Issuing Office: DOE          Date Received: 30/05/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce in the near future his decision on the following planning application: Lateral extension of Demesne Quarry southwards into Tully Field, providing for the agricultural restoration of Parishagh Quarry to original ground level and Demesne Quarry in part to original ground level and Tully field extraction area to agricultural and biodiversity restoration at a lower level: Demesne Quarry, 17 Munie Road, Glenarm, Larne.  [pdf]
Contact Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

 

Number: 1296       Issuing Office: DOE           Date Received: 30/05/14
Article 31 letter from the Minister of the Environment to Members advising of his intention to announce in the near future his decision on the following planning application: Comprehensive mixed use development: Lands to the south and east of Carnbane Way/Shepherds Way Roundabout, Newry.  [pdf]
Contact Steven McGoldrick, DOE Private Office, Goodwood House, 44-58 May Street, Town Parks, Belfast, BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256025 (37025)

  

Number: 1295      Issuing Office: DHSSPS      Date Received: 22/05/14
Letter from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to Mr Patsy McGlone MLA correcting inaccurate information he provided in response to  AQW 32529/11-15, in relation to the incidents in which responses by the Northern Health and Social Care Trust were found to be below standard and in which the patient subsequently died, whether the families or next of kin had been notified of the Trust’s below standard response in all eleven cases. [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel:02890 520638, e. mail suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk 

  

Number: 1294     Issuing Office: DHSSPS      Date Received: 22/05/14
Letter from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to Mr Daithi McKay MLA correcting inaccurate information he provided in response to AQW 32775/11-15 in relation to how many of the twenty patients, or their families, were contacted in advance of his written statement on the Northern Health and Social Care Trust on 28 March 2014. [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel:02890 520638, e. mail suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk 

 

 

Number: 1293    Issuing Office: DHSSPS    Date Received: 22/05/14
Letter from the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety to The Speaker relating to a statement he made to the Assembly on 8 April 2014 on Health and Social Care: Promoting Quality and Good Governance, in which he included information provided to him by the Northern Health and Social Care Trust. This information was inaccurate and has subsequently been amended by the Trust. This letter provides the revised information. [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel:02890 520638, e. mail  suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk 

 

Number: 1292   Issuing Office: DOE           Date Received: 21/05/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 27856/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA which asked the Minister to provide a copy of the report compiled by senior Driver and Vehicle Agency staff following video-footage taken of private hire taxis by enforcement officers at Ravenhill Rugby Grounds, Mount Merrion Avenue entrance on 23 August 2013. [pdf]
Contact Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor, Goodwood House, 44–58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 02890 256030 (37030)

 

Number: 1291    Issuing Office: OFMDFM    Date Received: 20/05/14
Memorandum of Understanding – Inquiry into Historical Institutional Abuse 1922 to 1955, Version 6 Final, 05 March 2014 [pdf]
Contact Roberta Dalton, Historical Institutional Abuse Branch, Social Investment & Good Relations Division, Room E3.08, OFMDFM, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SR, Tel: 02890 523461 (23461), e. mail roberta.dalton@ofmdfmni.gov.uk 

  

Number: 1290    Issuing Office: DENI       Date Received: 20/05/14
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to AQW 33442/11-15 from Mr Mervyn Storey MLA, pursuant to AQW 32295/11-15, asking the Minister to list the schools and their funding allocations by (i) sector; and (ii) Education and Library Board.  [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1289     Issuing Office: DHSSPS   Date Received: 16/05/14
Letter from the Minister for Health Social Services and Public Safety to Ms Maeve McLaughlin MLA, in response to her letter requesting information in relation to (i) an outcomes framework for Transforming Your Care (TYC); (ii) an update on the 99 proposals in TYC: A Review of Health and Social Care in Northern Ireland'; and (iii) details of the Department's strategy for restoring public confidence that TYC will be implemented.   [pdf]
Contact Jonathan Bill, DALO, DHSSPS, Room C5.2, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel: 02890 520565
e.mail Jonathan.Bill@dhsspsni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1288      Issuing Office: NSMC       Date Received: 13/05/14
North South Ministerial Council, Environment Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 8 May 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1287      Issuing Office: DFP           Date Received: 12/05/14
Letter from the Minister of Finance and Personnel to Ms Bronwyn McGahan MLA, in response to AQT 972/11-15, providing details of the number of vacant domestic properties in Northern Ireland.   [pdf]
Contact Caroline Finnegan, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 76714

 

Number: 1286      Issuing Office: DHSSPS      Date Received: 06/05/14
Letter from the Minister for Health Social Services and Public Safety to Mr Michael Copeland MLA amending information he had provided in response to AQW 28948/11-15 which asked for details of the total spend on private health care providers within the UK and the Republic of Ireland, between January 2011 and January 2013.  [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private office, DHSSPS, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel:02890 520638,  e. mail suzanne.ferris@dhsspsni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1285       Issuing Office: DCAL           Date Received: 02/05/14
Letter from the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to Mr Mike Nesbitt MLA offering further information and clarifying her response to a supplementary question to AQO 6023/11-15 from him which asked "In her keynote legacy speech at the Gasyard in Londonderry last November, she referred to developing modern sports facilities, including complexes in Derry, Dungiven and Coleraine. I would appreciate being given a knowledge of what those are and the timeline for their completion."   [pdf]
Contact Mairead Rooney, Private Office, Department of Culture Arts and Leisure, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast BT2 7EG, Tel: 02890 515159 (75159) e.mail: Mairead.Rooney@dcalni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1284      Issuing Office: NSMC             Date Received: 02/05/14
North South Ministerial Council, Transport Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 16 April 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (33007)

 

Number: 1283       Issuing Office: NSMC            Date Received: 02/05/14
North South Ministerial Council, Agriculture Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 16 April 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515010 (33010) e.mail: shirley.leavey@dfa.ie 

  

Number: 1282       Issuing Office: DEL                Date Received: 02/05/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 32697/11-15 from Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson MLA which asked the Minister for his assessment of, and to provide available statistics on, the academic underachievement amongst Protestant working class communities in Upper Bann. [pdf]
Contact Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257832, e.mail: aqs@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1281        Issuing Office: NSMC             Date Received: 30/04/14
North South Ministerial Council, Health and Food Safety Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 30 April 2014, Joint Communiqué.   [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1280       Issuing Office: DEL                 Date Received: 30/04/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 32846/11-15 from Mr Peter Weir MLA which asked the Minister for (i) his assessment of; and (ii) statistics relating to the academic underachievement amongst Protestant working class communities in North Down. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798,  e.mail: aqs@delni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1279       Issuing Office: DOE                Date Received: 16/04/14
Information provided by the Minister of the Environment in response to AQW 32547/11-15 from Mr Fearghal McKinney MLA which asked the Minister, prior to adoption of The Motor Vehicles (Driving Licences) (Amendment) Regulations 2013, whether he sought to conduct a comprehensive Equality Impact Assessment; and if so, what comparators were used. [pdf]
Contact George Turkington, DOE Private Office, 8th Floor, Goodwood House, 44–58 May Street, Belfast BT1 4NN, Tel: 37030

 

Number: 1278      Issuing Office: DENI               Date Received: 11/04/14
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to AQW 32481/11-15 from Mr David McNarry MLA which asked the Minister to detail (i) the number of Motions debated in the Assembly that he has responded to in the last two years; and (ii) the action that he has taken following any Motion that was passed.   [pdf]
Contact Verity Bell, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1277     Issuing Office: DARD                Date Received: 09/04/14
Information provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to Mr Gregory Campbell MLA clarifying information provided in her response to a supplementary question to AQO 5834/11-15 which asked the Minister about the timing of the move of posts to Ballykelly.  [pdf]
Contact Thomas Taylor, DARD Private Office, Room 438 Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3SB, Tel: 02890 520860 (20860)

 

Number: 1276     Issuing Office: DARD                Date Received: 09/04/14
Information provided by Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to AQW 32253/11-15 from Mr Joe Byrne MLA which asked the Minister to detail all the events she attended in 2013.  [pdf]
Contact Thomas Taylor, DARD Private Office, Room 438 Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3SB, Tel: 02890 520860 (20860)

 

Number: 1275     Issuing Office: DSD                  Date Received: 08/04/14
Information provided by Minister for Social Development in response to AQW 32443/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA asking him (i) to provide a copy of Atos Healthcare’s complaints policy and procedures as held by his Department; (ii) whether all people examined by Atos Healthcare are made aware of their complaints policy and procedures; and (iii) if his Department make people aware of the option to submit a complaint against Atos Healthcare through his Department. [pdf]
Contact Tommy O’Reilly, Private Office, DSD, 5th Floor Lighthouse Building, 1 Cromac Place, Ormeau Road, Belfast BT7 2JB, Tel: 02890 38553 (38553)

 

Number: 1274      Issuing Office: NSMC             Date Received: 04/04/14
North South Ministerial Council, Inland Waterways Meeting, Enniskillen, 3 April 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1273     Issuing Office: NSMC              Date Received: 04/04/14
North South Ministerial Council, North South Language Body Meeting, Enniskillen, 3 April 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
An Chomhairle Aireachta Thuaidh Theas, Cruinniú - An Foras Teanga, Inis Ceithleann, 3 Aibreán 2014, Comhráiteas.  [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

  

Number: 1272     Issuing Office: DHSPPS           Date Received: 03/04/14
Letter from the Minister for Health Social Services and Public Safety to the Speaker correcting an inaccuracy he made in a speech to the Assembly on 24 March 2014 in response to a debate on fostering services.   [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private Office, DHSSPSNI, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, 02890 520638

 

Number: 1271      Issuing Office: NSMC              Date Received: 02/04/14
North South Ministerial Council, Education Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 2 April 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1270     Issuing Office: DHSSPS          Date Received: 26/03/14
Letter from the Minister for Health Social Services and Public Safety to the Speaker correcting & further clarifying information he had given in a speech to the Assembly on 27 January 2014 concerning Nursing Staffing Levels in Key Hospital wards.  [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private Office, DHSSPSNI, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, 02890 520638 

  

Number: 1269    Issuing Office: DOJ                  Date Received: 26/03/14
Information provided by Minister of Justice in response to AQW 31834/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA requesting that the Minister provide a copy of the Serious Case Review into Trevor Hamilton. [pdf]
Contact Patrick McGuigan, Private Office, Department of Justice, Block B, Castle Buildings, Belfast BT4 3SG, Tel: 02890 522823 (22823)

 

Number: 1268    Issuing Office: DEL                Date Received: 26/03/14
Response from the Minister for Employment and Learning in response to AQW 31903/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA which asked why the final version of the submission by Stranmillis University College to the Shalberg panel not been published. [pdf]
Contact Linda Hoy, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257798

 

Number: 1267   Issuing Office: DETI               Date Received: 18/03/14
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, in response to a question from Mrs Sandra Overend MLA during the Minister's NSMC Statement on Trade and Business Development in the Assembly on 18 Feb, relating to a breakdown of target figures detailed for InterTradeIreland between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland. [pdf]
Contact Gillian Cahoon, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP Tel: 02890 529440 (29440)

 

Number: 1266  Issuing Office: DETI              Date Received: 12/03/14
Response from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment to Mr Samuel Gardiner MLA to a question relating to AQO 5560/11-15 on 17th February which asked "How many services that the Civil Service formerly delivered are now delivered by the private sector, and how many jobs have been relocated from the public to the private sector as a result?" [pdf] 
Contact Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1265   Issuing Office: DETI             Date Received: 11/03/14
Letter from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade & Investment amending her response to Mr John McCallister MLA's supplementary question to AQO 5559/11-15 on 17th February in relation to provision of broadband in rural areas, in which he asked the Minister to outline how much of the £230 million from the UK Government her Department will receive and where it will be spent? [pdf] 
Contact Damien Hegarty, DETI Private Office, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue,Belfast BT4 2JP Tel: 02890 529209 (29209)

  

Number: 1264    Issuing Office: DOE            Date Received: 05/03/14
Response from the Minister of the Environment to AQW 30681/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA which asked the Minister what proportion of tyres are recycled locally. [pdf]
Contact
Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, Assembly Unit, Tel: 02890 256069 (37069)

  

Number: 1263    Issuing Office: DOE           Date Received: 05/03/14
Response from the Minister of the Environment to AQW 30680/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA which asked the Minister what proportion of tyres are recycled. [pdf]
Contact
Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, Assembly Unit, Tel: 02890 256069 (37069)

  

Number: 1262    Issuing Office: DOE           Date Received: 05/03/14
Response from the Minister of the Environment to AQW 30679/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA which asked the Minister to detail (i) how many waste management licences have been issued for tyre recycling: and (ii) the conditions of the licences [pdf]
Contact
Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, Assembly Unit, Tel: 02890 256069 (37069)

 

Number: 1261     Issuing Office: DOE         Date Received: 05/03/14
Response from the Minister of the Environment to AQW 30678/11-15 from Mr Steven Agnew MLA which asked the Minister what methods of tyre re-cycling are currently licensed. [pdf]
Contact Paddy Cairns, DOE Private Office, Assembly Unit, Tel: 02890 256069 (37069)

  

Number: 1260    Issuing Office: DENI       Date Received: 04/03/14
Response from the Minister of Education to AQW 30989/11-15 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA which asked the Minister pursuant to AQW 11006/11-15, (i) to detail the rate per thousand of post-primary school pupils who had less than 85 percent attendance in 2012/13, 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, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

  

Number: 1259     Issuing Office: DENI     Date Received: 04/03/14
Response from the Minister of Education to AQW 30988/11-15 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA which asked the Minister 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 2012/13, 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, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

  

Number: 1258    Issuing Office: DENI      Date Received: 04/03/14
Response from the Minister of Education to AQW 30987/11-15 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA which asked the Minister pursuant to AQW 11004/11-15, (i) to detail the rate per thousand of 15 to 17 year old pupils who had less than 85 percent attendance in 2012/13, 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, DENI, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR, Tel: 02891 279279 (59546)

 

Number: 1257    Issuing Office: DHSSPS  Date Received: 26/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety, pursuant to AQW 25593/11-15, in response to AQW 28357/11-15 from Mrs Jo-Anne Dobson MLA which asked the Minister to list the number of consultant-led appointments cancelled by hospitals due to the annual leave of Health and Social Care staff in each month of (i) 2010; (ii) 2011; (iii) 2012; and (iv) 2013, broken down by Health and Social Care Trust. [pdf]
Contact  Darren Magee, DHSSPS Private Office, Room C5.10, Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 5SQ, Tel: 02890 520649 (20649)

 

Number: 1256      Issuing Office: NSMC   Date Received: 24/02/14
North South Ministerial Council Aquaculture & Marine Meeting, Foyle, Carlingford & Irish Lights Commission (FCILC), Armagh, 21 February 2014, Joint Communiqué.    [pdf]
Contact Shirley Leavey, North South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh BT61 7LG, Tel:02837 515010 

 

Number: 1255       Issuing Office: DETI     Date Received: 20/02/13
Response from the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to AQO 2906/11-15 from Mr Joe Byrne MLA which asked ask the Minister to outline the steps her Department is taking to implement an effective grant support system for start up small and medium sized enterprises. [pdf]
Contact Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, DETI, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1254       Issuing Office: DRD      Date Received: 20/02/13
Response from the Minister for Regional Development to AQO 5584/11-15 from Mr Leslie Cree MLA which asked the Minister for his assessment of the level of road damage caused by the recent tidal events and storms.  [pdf]
Contact  Lisa McAteer, DRD Private Office, Room 7-08 Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 02890 540093

 

Number: 1253       Issuing Office: DEL       Date Received: 14/02/13
Response from the  Minister for Employment and Learning to AQW 30443/11-15 from Mr Phil Flanagan MLA which requested a breakdown of the top 25 organisations, ranked by the number of individuals each has taken on through the Steps to Work programme, in each year since its inception.   [pdf]
Contact  Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, 02890 257832

 

Number: 1252      Issuing Office: DETI       Date Received: 10/02/13
Response from the Minister of Enterprise Trade and Investment to Mr James Allister MLA on foot of Assembly Questions on 13 January 2014 concerning any assistance which was offered to Mivan over the years.  [pdf]
Contact  Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue,Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222)

 

Number: 1251       Issuing Office: DEL          Date Received: 10/02/13
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning in response AQW 29589/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 27902/11-15, requesting his assessment of the provision provided by Omagh Campus and it's staff, and whether he has any plans to replicate this provision across other South West College campuses. [pdf]
Contact  Sarah Sheppard, DEL Private Office,  Department for Employment and Learning,  Tel: 02890 257431

 

Number: 1250      Issuing Office: DETI         Date Received: 06/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Enterprise Trade and Investment in response to a question on 20th January from Mr Leslie Cree MLA requesting information on the jobs created in North Down as a result of Invest NI's Jobs Fund. [pdf]
Contact  Christine McLaughlin, Private Office, Department of Enterprise, Trade & Investment, Netherleigh, Massey Avenue, Belfast, BT4 2JP, Tel: 02890 529222 (29222) 

 

Number: 1249       Issuing Office: CAL            Date Received: 06/02/13
Information provided by the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure in response to AQW 29833/11-15 from Mr Jim Allister MLA which asked for details of capital projects funded by her Department in each constituency since she came to office. [pdf]
Contact  Denise McGahan, Finance Branch, Department of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Causeway Exchange, 1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG, Tel: 02890 515073 (75073)

 

Number: 1248        Issuing Office: DARD          Date Received: 05/02/13
Documents provided by the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development in response to a request from Mr Robin Swann MLA during the No Day Named Motion on ‘CAP Reform – Rural Development Funding’ on 20th January 2014. [pdf]
Contact  Paula Magill, DARD Private Office, Tel. 02890 524011
                  Richard Leeman, DARD RDP Management Branch, Tel. 02890 765387

 

Number: 1247         Issuing Office: OFMDFM    Date Received: 03/02/13
European Priorities 2013-14 Mid-Year Progress Report: Winning in Europe  [pdf]
Contact  Damien Montgomery, European Policy and Co-ordination Unit, OFMDFM, Tel: 02890 523125

 

Number: 1246           Issuing Office: DEL            Date Received: 30/01/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning, in response to AQT 565/11-15 from Mrs Karen McKevitt MLA which asked how many complaints, if any, have been registered with the Labour Relations Agency as a result of the agency workers directive. [pdf]
Contact Sarah Sheppard,DEL Private Office, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257431 

  

Number: 1245           Issuing Office: DFP            Date Received: 29/01/14
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel, in response to a question from Mr Danny Kinahan MLA following his Ministerial Statement on January Monitoring 2013-14, providing clarification on the Barnett consequentials received in the 2013 Autumn Statement relating to the provision of free school meals in England. [pdf]
Contact Brian Gepp, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 02890 816710

 

Number: 1244           Issuing Office: DFP             Date Received: 29/01/14
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel, in response to a question from Mr Dominic Bradley MLA following his Ministerial Statement on January Monitoring 2013-14, providing clarification on the reduced requirement declared by the Department relating to legal costs. [pdf]
Contact Brian Gepp, Private Office DFP, 2nd Floor, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 02890 816710

 

Number: 1243           Issuing Office: DFP              Date Received: 24/01/14
Revised answer from the Minister of Finance and Personnel in response to AQW 27675/11-15 from Mr Daithí McKay MLA in which he asked the Minister to detail which Civil Service offices offer shower facilities for people that cycle to work; and whether there are plans to install shower facilities across all offices. [pdf]
Contact Claire Stewart, DFP Assembly Section, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 76717

 

Number: 1242            Issuing Office: NSMC          Date Received: 23/01/14
North South Ministerial Council Trade & Business Development Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 22 January 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Carmel Byrne, North South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat,58 Upper English Street, Armagh BT61 7LG, Tel:028/048 37 515009 

 

Number: 1241            Issuing Office: NSMC           Date Received: 22/01/14
North South Ministerial Council Tourism Meeting, NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh 22 January 2014, Joint Communiqué. [pdf]
Contact Briege Campbell, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh BT61 7LG, Tel: 028 3751 5007 (33007)

 

Number: 1240            Issuing Office: DFP                Date Received: 22/01/14
Information provided by the Minister of Finance and Personnel in response to AQW 27675/11-15 from Mr Daithí McKay MLA which asked the Minister to detail which Civil Service offices offer shower facilities for people that cycle to work; and whether there are plans to install shower facilities across all offices. [pdf]
Contact Claire Stewart, DFP Assembly Section, Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast BT3 9ED, Tel: 76717

 

Number: 1239             Issuing Office: DHSSPS         Date Received: 21/01/14
Information provided by the Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in response AQW 29197/11-15 from Mr Robin Swann which asked him to detail the number of social workers employed by, or based in, each acute hospital.  [pdf]
Contact Suzanne Ferris, Private Office, Room C5.10 Castle Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3SQ, Tel: 02890 520638 

 

Number: 1238              Issuing Office: NSMC             Date Received: 13/01/14
North South Ministerial Council, Ninth Institutional Meeting, Dublin, 10 January 2014, Joint Communiqué.  [pdf]
Contact Alison Beattie, North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515007 (Network 33007)

 

Number: 1237              Issuing Office: DRD                 Date Received: 10/01/14
Information provided by the Minister for Regional Development, in response to AQW 29235/11-15 from Mr Daithí McKay MLA, asking him to list the 20mph zones in each roads service division. [pdf]
Contact Lisa McAteer, DRD Private Office, Room 7-08 Clarence Court, 10-18 Adelaide Street, Belfast BT2 8GB, Tel: 028905 40093


Number:
1236             Issuing Office: DEL                   Date Received: 09/01/14
Information provided by the Minister for Employment and Learning, in response to AQW 29051/11-15 from Lord Morrow MLA, pursuant to AQW 27902/11-15, asking him to detail (i) the titles of the courses delivered at the Cookstown campus of South West Regional College which were included in the audit; (ii) any additional funding allocated to the courses; and (iii) the numbers enrolled in each course in each of the last two years. [pdf]
Contact:  Caroline Hughes, Assembly Business Unit, Central Management Branch, Department for Employment and Learning, Tel: 02890 257832

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