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Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure

Budget Report



Mr Barry McElduff MLA (Chairperson)
Mr Declan O’Loan MLA (Deputy Chairperson)
Lord Browne MLA
Mr Thomas Burns MLA
Mr William Humphrey MLA
Mr Billy Leonard MLA
Mr Kieran McCarthy MLA
Mr Raymond McCartney MLA
Mr David McClarty MLA
Mr Ken Robinson MLA

Mr David Hilditch MLA

In attendance:
Ms Lucia Wilson (Clerk)
Miss Emma Patton (Assistant Clerk)
Mr Jonathan Lamont (Clerical Supervisor)
Mr Chris Baird (Clerical Officer)
Mr Dan Hull (Assembly Research Officer)

The meeting opened in public session at 10.33a.m.

3. Consideration of draft Committee response to Budget 2010 spending and savings plans

The Committee noted the tabled paperpresented by DCAL at an event hosted by NICVA on 6 October 2010 in relation to Budget 2010 spending and savings plans.

Mr McCartney joined the meeting at 10.35am.
Mr McCartney left the meeting at 10.36am.
Mr Robinson left the meeting at 10.37am.

Mr McCartney rejoined the meeting at 10.38am.

The Assembly Research Officer briefed the Committee on the projected declining allocations of DCAL sponsored bodies over the CSR period.

A question and answer session followed.

Membersnoted the Committee Office report summarising the briefing sessions from the Department, the main ALBs, NICVA and Special Olympics Ulster.

The Committee Clerk briefed the Committee on the paper.

Agreed: The Committee agreed that the Clerk would draft a Committee response for approval at next week’s meeting.

The Committee considered the letter from Community Arts Forum.

Agreed: The Committee agreed to invite CAF to the Committee’s next round robin event, which is scheduled for November.

The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 12.23pm

Mr Barry McElduff
Chairperson, Committee for Culture, Arts and Leisure
14 October 2010


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