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18 FEBRUARY 2009
APN 19– 08/09
ALL PARTY NOTICES
ACCESS ARRANGEMENTS TO THE ASSEMBLY CHAMBER
Over the past few weeks a number of Members have taken visitors into the Chamber over the lunch time period on sitting days, despite being advised to the contrary by the doorkeepers. Members are reminded that on sitting days, access to the Assembly Chamber is restricted to Members and relevant officials only.
These security arrangements exist to ensure the safety of all Assembly Members, and are operated by the Assembly Doorkeepers on the Speaker’s authority.
RECESS DATES 2009-2010
COMMONWEALTH DAY 2009
“The Commonwealth @ 60 – serving a new generation”
The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA) Northern Ireland Assembly Branch is holding an event in Parliament Buildings to celebrate Commonwealth Day, on Monday 9 March 2009.
The Speaker, as President of CPA NI Branch, will host a reception in the Long Gallery at 5.00 pm. Invited guests will include overseas students from Commonwealth countries who are studying at local universities, Commonwealth Community Groups, other community based organisations, Honorary Consuls from Commonwealth countries and Executive Ministers. Light refreshments will be provided.All MLAs are invited to attend. However, for logistical purposes please contact Judith Murdoch ( % 21195) if you are interested in attending.