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Item 6: Order Paper 19-07/08 – 19 November 2007
 Private Members’ Business - Motions
Motion: Closure of the Seagate Operation in Limavady

That this Assembly expresses concern at the impact on the economy, particularly in the north west, of the closure of the Seagate operation in Limavady, with the loss of 900 jobs; and calls on the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment to work with the Minister for Employment and Learning to agree a co-ordinated strategy to assist Seagate workers back into employment.

 [Mr M McLaughlin]
[Mr F Brolly]

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

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

‘of 1000 jobs; and calls on Invest NI to outline the measures it intends to implement to deal with a series of actual and potential job losses in the north west.’

[Mr G Campbell]
[Mr G Robinson]
[Mr A McQuillan]