Order Paper

Date: 22 September 2015

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

1. Prayers

2. Executive Committee Business

Consideration Stage: Pension Schemes Bill (NIA Bill 54/11-16)

Minister for Social Development

3. Question Time

3.1 Environment

3.1.1 Topical Questions

3.2 Finance and Personnel

3.2.1 Topical Questions

4. Private Members’ Business

Motion: Humanitarian Crisis


That this Assembly expresses its despair at the ongoing international humanitarian crisis in Syria; notes the tragic deaths of refugees fleeing to Europe seeking sanctuary and the terrible conditions endured by those refugees in transport to Europe and in refugee camps upon arrival; believes that EU nations have a moral obligation to assist people seeking refuge from war and persecution; further notes the Prime Minister's eventual decision to accept 20,000 refugees; further believes that the UK government and some other EU governments have not acted in line with their humanitarian obligations; and calls on the Executive to ensure provisions are in place for Northern Ireland to welcome refugees from Syria.

Mr S Dickson
Ms A Lo

Motion: Absence of a Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety


That this Assembly expresses grave concern that there is no Minister of Health, Social Services and Public Safety in place given the urgent need to implement speedily Transforming Your Care, to address the important issues of waiting times, workforce planning and the health sector pay review and to provide the essential leadership and policy direction which our Health Service requires in the current difficult and challenging environment.

Ms M McLaughlin
Mr C Murphy
Ms R McCorley

5. Adjournment

  • Development of Daisy Hill Hospital Emergency Department

Mr D Bradley

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