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OP 19-09/10 Marshalled

MARSHALLED LIST OF AMENDMENTS

Item 5: Order Paper 19-09/10– 23 November 2009

Private Membersí Business

Motion: Credit Unions Products and Services

That this Assembly recognises the important role of Credit Unions during these difficult economic times, especially for those on low incomes and dependent on benefits; and calls on the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to bring forward proposals to ensure that Credit Unions can provide the same range of financial products and services as their counterparts in Britain and the rest of Ireland.

[Mr P Butler]
[Ms J McCann]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Amendment 1:
Proposed: Leave out all after ‘benefits;’ and insert:

‘notes that the Assembly approved, on 17 February 2009, the report of the Enterprise, Trade and Investment Committee on its Inquiry into the Role and Potential of Credit Unions in Northern Ireland; and further notes the work currently being undertaken by HM Treasury, the Financial Services Authority and DETI officials on the implementation of the recommendations contained in the HM Treasury report on the ‘Review of the Legislative Framework for Credit Unions and Industrial and Provident Societies in Northern Ireland.’

[Dr A McDonnell]
[Mr S Moutray]
[Mr L Cree]
[Mr S Neeson]

Motion: Double-Jobbing

That this Assembly notes the recommendations of the Committee on Standards in Public Life, ‘Supporting Parliament, Safeguarding the Taxpayer’; calls on all political parties within the Assembly to commit to an end to ‘double-jobbing’ by the next Assembly election in 2011 to protect the integrity of the Northern Ireland Assembly; and further calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to convey the opinion of the Assembly on this matter to the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.

[Mr D McNarry]
[Mr D Kennedy]

The Speaker has selected the following amendment for debate:

Amendment 1:
Proposed: Leave out all after the second ‘Assembly;’ and insert:

‘and Parliament to commit to an end to ‘double-jobbing’, including private sector employment, ideally by the time of the scheduled election in May 2011 or, failing that, by 2015 at the latest; and further calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to convey the opinion of the Assembly on this matter to the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition.’

[Mr J Wells]
[Mr P Weir]