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Press Releases

Synopsis: Below you will find all press releases published by the Northern Ireland Assembly.


PAC calls for Urgent Reform of Financial Penalties Collection System

The Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee is calling for urgent reform of the system for collecting financial penalties in a Report published today.

Reference: PAC 04/14/15



Assembly Committee calls for assurance measures on Executive's Budget 2015-16

The Committee for Finance and Personnel has launched its report on the Northern Ireland Executive’s proposed budget for 2015-16. The report, which the Committee co-ordinates on behalf of all the Assembly scrutiny committees, identifies specific actions that the Executive could take when implementing the 2015-16 budget.

Reference: CFP 02/14/15



Committee Calls for BT to Make RTE Catch-Up Service Available in Northern Ireland

The Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee has called on British Telecom (BT) to make the RTÉ Player available to their broadband customers in Northern Ireland.

Reference: ETI 02/14/15



Chair Denounces Increases as "Unfare"

Chair to the Committee for Regional Development has denounced Translink and the Department for Regional Development for the 5% increase to bus and rail fares announced this evening.

Reference: CRD 03/14/15



Committee hears from CAFRE on young farmers' scheme qualification

The Committee for Agriculture and Rural Development received a briefing from the College of Agriculture, Food and Rural Enterprise (CAFRE) on its delivery of the new Young Farmers’ Scheme qualification.  

Reference: 03/14/15



MLAs Raise Awareness of Disability Sport

Assembly Community Connect, in conjunction with Disability Sport NI, hosted an event in the Long Gallery, Parliament Buildings to raise awareness of disability sports.

Reference: ACC 02/14/15



Committee questions whether PFI funded project delivered value for money

The Public Accounts Committee has questioned whether a major Private Finance Initiative (PFI) project delivered value for money.

Reference: PAC 03/14/15



Committee Urges Further and Higher Education Sectors to Respond to the Public Consultation on the Budget

The Committee for Employment and Learning has urged the Further and Higher Education sectors to respond to the budget consultation process which is currently underway.

Reference: E&L 02/14/15



Committee publishes its report on the allegations made in the BBC Spotlight programme 7 January 2010

The Committee on Standards and Privileges has today published its report on allegations made in a BBC Spotlight Programme against the then MLA Mrs Iris Robinson and Mr Peter Robinson MLA.

Reference: S&P 01/14/15



Assembly Shines A Light On Homelessness

Parliament Buildings was bathed in a sea of red light this week to mark Homelessness Awareness Week which runs from Sunday 23 – Sunday 30 November 2014.

Reference: CO 03/14/15


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