TUESDAY 1 APRIL 2008
The Assembly to sit at 10.30 am
Marshalled list of amendments.
2.EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE BUSINESS
Second Stage - Commission for Victims and Survivors Bill (NIA 12/07)
[First Minister and deputy First Minister]
3. PRIVATE MEMBERS’ BUSINESS
- Motion - Combating Underage Drinking
- Proposed: That this Assembly expresses concern at the levels of underage drinking and calls on the Minister for Social Development to introduce effective measures to help combat alcohol misuse, including the clear and identifiable marking of carrier bags provided by off-licences.
[Ms S Ramsey]
[Ms J McCann]
- Motion - International Development
- Proposed: That this Assembly:
- recognises its responsibility to reflect Northern Ireland’s concerns about, and charity towards, the developing world;
- acknowledges the international support afforded to help resolve Northern Ireland’s problems;
- commits, in line with the United Kingdom and Irish Governments, the Scottish Parliament and the Welsh Assembly, to embedding support for the principles of international development into devolved government, and to supporting the work of Northern Ireland-based organisations involved in the area of international development;
- notes the report and implementation plan produced in 2003 by the Assembly’s All-party Group on International Development;
- endorses the United Nations Millennium Development Goals, and the United Kingdom and Irish Governments’ commitments to meet 0.7% Gross National Income contributions to achieving these goals in an agreed timeframe;
- calls for ethical and fair-trade policies in respect of purchasing by the Assembly Commission, Government departments and agencies, and other public sector bodies;
- resolves, including through the All-party Group on International Development, to work in partnership with relevant organisations to support long-term international development objectives, including the eradication of poverty, the promotion of conflict resolution, and economic and technical development; and
- further resolves to promote a strategy for development education that integrates a global dimension into the school curriculum.
[Mrs C Hanna]
[Mr J Wells]
[Mr D Ford]
[Mr D Kennedy]
Redevelopment of the lower Newtownards road, Belfast.
[Mr R Newton]