COMMITTEE FOR REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
MINUTES OF PROCEEDINGS
Tuesday 22nd January 2008
Room 135, PARLIAMENT BUILDINGS
Present: Fred Cobain MLA (Chairperson)
Cathal Boylan MLA
John Dallat MLA
William Irwin MLA
John McCallister MLA
Raymond McCartney MLA
Stephen Moutray MLA
George Robinson MLA
Jim Wells MLA
Brian Wilson MLA
In Attendance: Roisin Kelly (Assembly Clerk)
Clairita Frazer (Assistant Assembly Clerk)
Pauline Devlin (Clerical Supervisor)
Annette Page (Clerical Officer)
Stephanie Galbraith (Researcher)
Apologies: Willie Clarke MLA
The meeting opened at 12.45 a.m. in closed session.
1. Briefing on the Independent Water Review Panel’s Strand Two Report by Northern Ireland Water
William Irwin joined the meeting at 12.48 p.m.
Officials from Northern Ireland Water joined the meeting at 12.50 p.m.
Katharine Bryan, Chief Executive, Chris Mellor, Chairman, Ronan Larkin, George Butler, Mark Ellesmere, Vincenta Leyden, and William Duddy from Northern Ireland Water briefed the Committee on the Independent Water Review Panel’s Strand Two Report.
John McCallister joined the meeting at 12.53 p.m.
Stephen Moutray left the meeting at 1.15 p.m.
Cathal Boylan left the meeting at 1.19 p.m.
William Irwin left the meeting at 1.37 p.m.
Officials from Northern Ireland Water left the meeting at 1.39 p.m.
John Dallat left the meeting at 1.40 p.m.
John McCallister left the meeting at 1.40 p.m.
The meeting was suspended at 1.40 p.m.
The meeting was reconvened at 2.36 p.m.
Brian Wilson joined the meeting at 2.36 p.m.
2. Briefing on the Independent Water Review Panel’s Strand Two Report by the Consumer Council
Officials from the Consumer Council joined the meeting at 2.39 p.m.
Eleanor Gill, Chief Executive, Suzie Brown, Kathy McAuley and Graham Smith from the Consumer Council for Northern Ireland briefed the Committee on the Independent Water Review Panel’s Strand One Report.
Cathal Boylan left the meeting at 2.50 p.m.
Stephen Moutray rejoined the meeting at 3.11 p.m.
3. Date, Time and Place of next meeting
The next meeting will be at 10.30am on Wednesday 23 January 2008 in Room 144, Parliament Buildings.
The Chairperson adjourned the meeting at 3.30 p.m.
FRED COBAIN MLA
Chairperson, Committee for Regional Development.