Order Paper

Date: 18 January 2022

Indicative Timings for the Order of Business

The Assembly to sit at 10.30am.

1. Prayers

2. Assembly Business

Consideration of business not concluded on Monday 17 January 2022

3. Executive Committee Business

Motion: The Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021


That the Single Use Carrier Bags Charge (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2021 be affirmed.

Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

Motion: Accelerated Passage - Welfare Supplementary Payments (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 50/17-22)


That the Welfare Supplementary Payments (Amendment) Bill proceed under the accelerated passage procedure.

Minister for Communities

Second Stage: Welfare Supplementary Payments (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 50/17-22)

Minister for Communities

Further Consideration Stage: Social Security (Terminal Illness) Bill (NIA Bill 47/17-22)

Minister for Communities

4. Question Time

4.1 Communities

5. Committee Business

Motion: Extension of Committee Stage – Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill (NIA Bill 41/17-22)


That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 11 February 2022, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Domestic Abuse (Safe Leave) Bill.

Chairperson, Committee for the Economy


Motion: Public Services Ombudsman Statement of Principles Concerning Complaints Handling Procedures


That, in accordance with Section 35(2) of the Public Services Ombudsman Act (Northern Ireland) 2016, the draft statement of principles concerning complaints handling procedures laid before the Assembly on 6 December 2021, be approved.

Chairperson, Committee for the Executive Office

6. Adjournment

Road Safety on the A5

Ms Nicola Brogan


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