Marshalled List of Amendments

11 October 2021

Item 4: Order Paper 121/17-22 –Monday 11 October 2021

Motion: The Arts and Creative Industries


That this Assembly acknowledges the importance of the arts and creative industries sectors, both to life in Northern Ireland and to our local economy; recognises that an estimated 8,000 people are employed within the arts and creative industries sectors, many of whom are self-employed; further recognises the pressure that has been felt by the sectors as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic; and calls on the Minister for Communities to work in collaboration with other Executive Ministers to deliver a ten-year strategy for the arts and creative industries, which sets out cross-cutting priorities, develops excellence and delivers long-term allocation of funding.


Mr Mike Nesbitt

Mr John Stewart


The Speaker has selected the following Amendment for debate:

Amendment 1

Insert after ‘priorities,’:

‘recognises explicitly the existence of regional inequalities in relation to funding allocations from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland and addresses existing regional disparity as an aim in the strategy,’

[Mr Mark Durkan]

[Mr Daniel McCrossan]