TUESDAY 14 OCTOBER 2008
The Assembly to sit at 10.30 am
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BUSINESS
- Motion - Social Security (Students Responsible for Children or Young Persons) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008
- Proposed: That the Social Security (Students Responsible for Children or Young Persons) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2008 be approved.
[Minister for Social Development]
PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS
- Motion - Financial Pressures Impacting on Public Spending
- Proposed: That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Finance and Personnel to detail any existing and anticipated financial pressures impacting on public spending allocations in the current budgetary period, in light of the global economic downturn and credit crunch.
[Mr D McNarry]
[Mr R Beggs]
- Motion - Climate Change
- Proposed: That this Assembly expresses concern that the Minister of the Environment continues to ignore the mounting evidence that climate change is a significant issue, and -
(i) calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to ensure that the Department of the Environment recognises recent scientific evidence and sets challenging targets for carbon reductions and sustainable development across all departments; and
(ii) calls on the First Minister and deputy First Minister to ensure that the principles and priorities for the Department of the Environment contained in the Programme for Government, and approved by the Assembly, are reflected accurately by both the Minister of the Environment and departmental officials, for example, when attending North-South and East-West ministerial meetings.
[Mr T Gallagher]
- Motion - Omagh Bombing
- Proposed: That this Assembly calls for the establishment of a formal, cross-border, legally binding process, designed to secure full disclosure from the Intelligence Services and Security forces in the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland, to establish what relevant information they had before, and immediately after, the attack which killed 29 civilians on 15 August 1998.
[Mr D Ford]
[Mrs N Long]
[Mr K McCarthy]
[Dr K Deeny]
- Promoting the tourist potential of East Antrim.
[Mr A Ross]