Public Asked to Give Views on the Assembly and Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Bill

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 14 October 2015

Reference: AERC 01/15/16

The Assembly and Executive Review Committee has announced the beginning of its scrutiny of the Assembly and Executive Reform (Assembly Opposition) Bill. The Private Members’ Bill, introduced by John McCallister MLA, sets as its principal objective the formation of an official Opposition in the Assembly.

The Assembly and Executive Review Committee is keen to ensure that members of the public are aware of the proposals within this important bill and have an opportunity to have their say.

The consultation period will run until Tuesday 10 November 2015. Further information on the proposed scope of the bill, as well as the Call for Evidence submission paper, is available on the Assembly website here:


Notes to Editor:  

Stephen Moutray MLA (Chairperson)

Pat Sheehan MLA (Deputy Chairperson)

Alex Attwood MLA

Paula Bradley MLA

Gregory Campbell MLA

Danny Kennedy MLA

Trevor Lunn MLA

Raymond McCartney MLA

Séan Rogers MLA

Alastair Ross MLA

Caitríona Ruane MLA


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