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Item 3: Order Paper 3 08/09 – 22 September 2008

Private Members’ Business - Motions

Motion – Town Centres and PPS 5

That this Assembly notes with concern the impact that out-of-town retail centres can have on the viability of town centres; and calls on the Minister of the Environment to publish and implement PPS 5.

[Mr R Beggs]
[Mr L Cree]
[Mr A McFarland]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment(s) for debate:

Amendment 1: Insert after the second ‘centres’:

‘, whilst recognising the benefit to the Northern Ireland retail sector of some development of regional significance’

[Mr E Poots]
[Mr J Craig]