Media Operational Notice

Assembly to be recalled For Plenary Sitting

Session: Session currently unavailable

Date: 31 March 2021

There will be a Plenary sitting of the Northern Ireland Assembly at 12pm (noon) on Thursday, 01 April 2021 to debate the following motion:

That this Assembly acknowledges the pain endured by families across Northern Ireland who have experienced loss during the Covid-19 crisis; expresses its sincere condolences to those who, in periods of trauma and loss, were unable to say goodbye to loved ones; further expresses its gratitude to those who have followed the public health guidelines and played their part in keeping their neighbours, communities and the health service safe; regrets the actions of those in positions of elected office who breached the Executive’s public health messaging and undermined efforts to prevent transmission of the virus; and condemns the deputy First Minister and the Minister of Finance for their actions which have caused immense hurt and undermined the Executive’s public health message.

Date:               Thursday, 01 April 2021

Time:              12pm (noon)

Venue:            Assembly Chamber, Parliament Buildings

The Order Paper and indicative timings will be available (later this afternoon) by following this link.

The meeting will be streamed live on