Press Releases 2016-2017

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

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07/12/2016

Committee welcomes start of York Street scheme

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Infrastructure has welcomed the start of legislation that will enable preparations for the York Street Interchange Scheme to begin.

Reference: CfI 14/16/17

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07/12/2016

Committee welcomes decrease in Blue Badge backlog

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Infrastructure has welcomed the decrease in the backlog in processing Blue Badge applications.

Reference: CfI 13/16/17

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02/12/2016

Eighth Plenary of the North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association

The eighth plenary session of the North/South Inter-Parliamentary Association (NSIPA) was held today in the Senate Chamber of Parliament Buildings.

Reference: SO 05/16/17

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28/11/2016

Economy Committee Commends 'NI Year of Food and Drink' Success

The Committee for the Economy held an event at Parliament Buildings today to mark the success of the 'Northern Ireland Year of Food and Drink' initiative. In the month dedicated to 'Legacy and Learning', the Committee welcomed many award-winning local producers who showcased their skills and demonstrated how the campaign will help create a sustainable legacy for the local tourism and hospitality sectors.

Reference: CfE 02/16/17

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25/11/2016

Committee visits Mobuoy Road waste site

The Assembly’s Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs (AERA) Committee held its meeting today (Thursday 24 November) at Ebrington, where Members received an update from Departmental officials on illegal dumping and waste crime.

Reference: AERA 07/16/17

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24/11/2016

Committee hosts road safety event

The Committee for Infrastructure hosted an event last night to raise awareness of the importance of improving road safety and to contribute to the debate on the best way to lower road fatalities.

Reference: CfI 11/16/17

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23/11/2016

Committee takes closer look at coastal erosion

The Committee for Infrastructure has today visited the Ards Peninsula to look at the problems of coastal erosion and to meet with members of the Ards Peninsula Coastal Erosion Group.

Reference: CfI 09/16/17

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22/11/2016

Committee welcomes changes for Blue Badge holders

The Committee for Infrastructure has welcomed the review of the renewal process for Blue Badge holders, announced yesterday by the Infrastructure Minister.

Reference: CfI 10/16/17

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17/11/2016

Committee Meets Eminent Scientists at Queen’s University

The Health Committee held its meeting this morning at the Centre for Cancer Research and Cell Biology at Queen’s University, Belfast.

Reference: Health 02/16/17

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16/11/2016

Committee welcomes York Street Scheme Go-ahead

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Infrastructure has welcomed the plans to go ahead with the York Street Interchange Scheme announced yesterday by the Minister for Infrastructure.

Reference: CfI 08/16/17

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