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Deposited Papers 2020

Deposited Papers are unpublished Papers placed in the Library at the direction of the Speaker or a Minister in the Executive.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 NICS.

The following list contains details of documents which have been deposited in the Library in 2020. 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 can still be accessed;  
 [2019] [2018] [2017] [2016] [2015] [2014] [2013] [2012] [2011] [2010] [2009] [2008] [2007]

 

Number: 1621          Issuing Office: Department of Education              Date Received: 02/07/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 5123/17-22  from Mr Chris Lyttle, in which he asked the Minister what outreach services are in place for children with special educational needs during the COVID-19 pandemic, in relation to the Position on 12 May 2020, highlighted in the Executive’s Coronavirus Recovery Plan.  [pdf]
Contact: 
Private Office, Department of Education, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279546

 

Number: 1620          Issuing Office: Department of Education              Date Received: 02/07/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 5170/17-22 from Ms Pam Cameron, in which she asked the Minister for a breakdown of all schools selected for the School Enhancement Programme since it began including (i) the original date on which each individual school was announced as part of the scheme; and (ii) what stage of design, construction or completion each school is at as of June 2020. [pdf]
Contact: 
Private Office, Department of Education, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279546

 

Number: 1619          Issuing Office: Department of Health              Date Received: 04/06/20
Information provided by the Minister of Health to all MLAs in response to a query raised by Mr Daniel McCrossan MLA, during the Ad-hoc Committee on COVID-19 on Thursday 14 May 2020 on the inclusion of COVID-19 on a death certificate and the process to challenge this decision. [pdf]
Contact: Private Office, Department of Health, Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate, Belfast, BT4 3SQ. Tel: 028 9052 2556
Email: private.office@health-ni.gov.uk

 

Number: 1618          Issuing Office: Department of Justice              Date Received: 30/04/20
Information provided by the Justice Minister in correction to a statement made during the second stage of the Domestic Abuse and Family Proceedings Bill on 28 April 2020 in which she referred to the number of domestic homicides during the COVID-19 lockdown period to date.  [pdf]
Contact: Department of Justice, Minister's Office, Block B, Castle Buildings, Ballymiscaw, Belfast BT4 3SG.  Email: DoJ.MinistersOffice@justice-ni.x.gsi.gov.uk 

 

Number: 1617          Issuing Office: Department of Education              Date Received: 16/03/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 3065/17-22 from Mr Doug Beattie MLA in which he asked the Minister to outline (i) how many children in the Upper Bann constituency were suspended or expelled from school, in each of the last five years, broken down by primary and post-primary school; and (ii) the reasons for these suspensions and expulsions. [pdf]
Contact: Private Office, Department of Education, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279546

 

Number: 1616          Issuing Office: Department for Communities       Date Received: 13/03/20
Information provided by the Minister for Communities in response to Assembly Question AQW 2259/17-22 from Mr Doug Beattie MLA in which he asked the Minster whether the Chairperson of the Historical Monuments Council wrote to the Permanent Secretary of the Department of Infrastructure on 30 October 2017 requesting that planning permission for a wind turbine at Knock Iveagh be revoked; and, if so, whether she will make that letter public.  [pdf]
Contact: Minister's Private Office, Department for Communities, Level 9, Causeway Exchange,  1-7 Bedford Street, Belfast, BT2 7EG. Tel.  02890515075

  

Number: 1615         Issuing Office: NSMC                                          Date Received: 11/03/20
North South Ministerial Council.  Eleventh Institutional Meeting. NSMC Joint Secretariat Offices, Armagh, 11 March 2020.  Joint Communiqué [pdf]
Contact:  North South Ministerial Council, 58 Upper English Street, Armagh, BT61 7LG, Tel: 02837 515004 (33004)

 

Number: 1614        Issuing Office: Department of Education              Date Received: 09/03/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 2735/17-22 from Mr Doug Beattie MLA in which he asked the Minister whether he has seen a formal constitution of the Dickson plan system of academic selection; (i) will he make that constitution publicly available; and (ii) if there is no formal constitution can he begin the process of establishing one in consultation with stakeholders. [pdf]
Contact: 
Private Office, Department of Education, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279879
 

Number: 1613        Issuing Office: Department of Education             Date Received: 04/02/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 833/17-22 from Mr Roy Beggs in which he asked the Minister to detail (i) the rate per thousand of post-primary school pupils with a less than 85 percent attendance in 2018/19, broken down by (a) constituency; (b) electoral ward by constituency; and (ii) any action being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism. [pdf]
Contact:  Department of Education Private Office, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279879

 

Number: 1612        Issuing Office: Department of Education             Date Received: 04/02/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 832/17-22 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA in which he asked the Minister to detail (i) the rate per thousand of fifteen to seventeen year old pupils with a less than 85 percent attendance in 2018/19, broken down by (a) constituency; (b) electoral ward by constituency; and (ii) any action being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism. [pdf]
Contact:  Department of Education Private Office, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279879

 

Number: 1611        Issuing Office: Department of Education             Date Received: 04/02/20
Information provided by the Minister of Education in response to Assembly Question AQW 831/17-22 from Mr Roy Beggs MLA in which he asked the Minister to detail (i) the rate per thousand of primary school pupils with a less than 85 percent attendance in 2018/19, broken down by (a) constituency; (b) electoral ward by constituency; and (ii) any action being taken to reduce the levels of absenteeism.  [pdf]
Contact:
Department of Education Private Office, Rathgael House, 43 Balloo Road, Bangor, BT19 7PR. Tel : 028 91279879

 

Number: 1610       Issuing Office: The Executive Office                    Date Received: 20/01/20
Information provided by the First and deputy First Minister in relation to the EU Withdrawal Agreement Bill, Motion on Legislative Consent, 20 January 2020.  [pdf]  
Contact: EU Future Relations, The Executive Office, Stormont Castle, Belfast, BT4 3ST  Tel. 028 90 256807

 

 

 

 

 

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