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OP 12-10/11


The Assembly to sit at 10.30am

Marshalled list of amendments

1. Prayers

2. Question Time

2.1 Social Development

2.2 Agriculture and Rural Development

3. Private Members’ Business

Motion - Enforcement of EU Animal Welfare Legislation

That this Assembly notes with concern that EU animal welfare legislation, introducing a ban on the use of conventional cages for laying hens from 1 January 2012, may not be enforced equally across all EU member states; further notes that there is a danger that this will place Northern Ireland producers, who meet the highest EU agreed welfare standards, at a competitive disadvantage; and calls on the Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development to make representations to her counterparts in Westminster and Brussels in relation to this issue.

Mr T Elliott
Mr B Armstrong
Mr G Savage
Mr J McCallister

Motion - Knife Crime

That this Assembly calls on the Minister of Justice to introduce tougher sentences for persons convicted of knife crime; and further calls on the Minister to bring forward a strategy to take knives off our streets in the wake of recent attacks and violence involving knives.

Mr A Easton
Mr T Clarke
Mr P Weir

4. Adjournment

  • Speech and language therapy provision in the Foyle constituency

Mr P Ramsey

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