MINUTE OF PROCEEDINGS
MONDAY 19 MAY 2008
The Assembly met at noon, the Speaker in the Chair
1. Personal Prayer or Meditation
Members observed two minutes’ silence.
2. Matters of the Day - Death of Robert Dunlop
2.1 Mr Ian Paisley Junior made a statement, under Standing Order 23A, in relation to the death of Mr Robert Dunlop on Thursday 15 May 2008. A number of other Members were called to speak on the matter.
3. Executive Committee Business
3.1 Further Consideration Stage - Libraries Bill (NIA 5/07)
The Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure, Mr Edwin Poots, moved that the Further Consideration Stage of the LibrariesBill be agreed.
No Amendments were tabled.
NIA Bill 5/07 passed Further Consideration Stage and stood referred to the Speaker for consideration in accordance with section 10 of the Northern Ireland Act 1998.
4. Committee Business
4.1 Motion - Prevention of Suicide and Self Harm
Proposed: That this Assembly approves the Report of the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety (27/07/08R) on its Inquiry into the Prevention of Suicide and Self Harm; and calls on the Executive to bring forward, before the summer recess, a timeframe for implementing the recommendations in the report.
[Chairperson, Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety]
The Deputy Speaker (Mr McClarty) in the chair.
The Question being put, the Motion was carried without division.
The sitting was suspended at 2.16 pm.
The sitting resumed at 2.30 pm with the Speaker in the chair.
5. Question Time
5.1 Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure
Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister, Mr Edwin Poots.
5.2 Minister for Employment and Learning
Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister, Sir Reg Empey.
5.3 Minister of Education
Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister, Ms Caitríona Ruane.
Proposed: That the Assembly do now adjourn.
The Assembly adjourned at 4.01 pm.
Mr William Hay
19 May 2008
PAPERS PRESENTED TO THE ASSEMBLY FROM
14 MAY TO 19 MAY 2008
- Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly
- Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly
- Orders in Council
- Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly
- Assembly Reports
Report on Good Governance - Effective Relationships between Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies (28/07/08R) (Public Accounts Committee)
Report on Committee Systems and Structures (29/07/08R) (Committee on Procedures)
- Statutory Rules
(The Department identified after each rule is for reference purposes only.)
S.R. 2008/189 The Olive Oil (Marketing Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DARD)
S.R. 2008/205 The Plant Health (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DARD)
For information only:
S.R. 2008/180 The Parking and Waiting Restrictions ( Belfast) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DRD)
S.R 2008/199 The County Court (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2008
S.R. 2008/211 The Road Races (Bush, Dungannon) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DRD)
S.R. 2008/212 The Road Races ( Ulster Rally) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DRD)
S.R. 2008/213 The Road Races (The Glens of Antrim Rally) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008
S.R. 2008/214 The Road Races (Garron Point Hill Climb) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DRD)
S.R. 2008/215 The Bus Lanes ( Antrim Road, Belfast) (Amendment) Order (Northern Ireland) 2008 (DRD)
S.R. 2008/216 The Roads (Speed Limit) (No.3) Order (NI) 2008 (DRD)
- Consultation Documents
- Departmental Publications
- Agency Publications
- Westminster Publications
- Miscellaneous Publications