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Item 2: Order Paper 16 08/09 – 11 November 2008

Private Members’ Business - Motions
Motion - Review of Environmental Governance

That this Assembly expresses its concern at the failure of the previous Minister of the Environment to take forward the recommendations of the ‘Review of Environmental Governance’; believes that the Northern Ireland Environment Agency is not adequate to deal with the challenges facing Northern Ireland; and calls on the Executive to re-consider this matter urgently.

[Mr D Ford]
[Mrs N Long]
[Mr K McCarthy]
[Mr T Lunn]

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

Amendment 1: Leave out all after ‘calls’ and insert:

‘for the establishment of an independent Environmental Protection Agency which must become fully operational within the lifetime of this Assembly.’

[Mr T Gallagher]