Minutes of Proceedings

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Date: 14 November 2016

The Assembly met at noon, the Speaker in the Chair.

1. Prayers

Members observed two minutes' silence.

2. Committee Business

2.1 Motion: Extension of Committee Stage – Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 02/16-21)

Proposed:

That, in accordance with Standing Order 33(4), the period referred to in Standing Order 33(2) be extended to 23 February 2017, in relation to the Committee Stage of the Licensing and Registration of Clubs (Amendment) Bill (NIA Bill 02/16-21).

Chairperson, Committee for Communities

Debate ensued.

The Question being put, the Motion was carried without division.

3. Private Members' Business

3.1 Motion: Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together and Systems, Not Structures: Changing Health and Social Care

Proposed:

That this Assembly notes the publication of Health and Wellbeing 2026: Delivering Together and Systems, Not Structures: Changing Health and Social Care.

Mrs J Dobson
Mr R Butler

3.2 Motion: Amendment

Proposed:

At end insert:

'; further notes that these reforms are based on expert analysis and must be implemented in a holistic manner without delay; and calls on the Minister to provide a detailed action plan for the implementation of the proposed reforms over the current Assembly term.'

Ms P Bradshaw
Dr S Farry
Mr S Dickson

Debate ensued.

The Question being put, the amendment was made without division.

The Question being put, the Motion was carried without division.

3.3 Motion: Sporting Events and Activity-based Tourism

Proposed:

That this Assembly welcomes the success that the Executive has had in attracting major sporting events in recent years and attracting visitors engaged in sports tourism; notes the high value economic benefit that can arise from events-based and activity-based sports tourism; and calls on the Minister for the Economy, through his Department, agencies and the new tourism strategy to promote and encourage growth in this sector.

Mr M Storey
Mr T Buchanan
Mr G Dunne
Mr G Lyons

The debate was suspended for Question Time.

The Deputy Speaker (Mr Kennedy) took the Chair.

4. Question Time

4.1 Infrastructure

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister for Infrastructure, Mr Chris Hazzard.

4.2 Justice

Questions were put to, and answered by, the Minister of Justice, Ms Claire Sugden.

The Principal Deputy Speaker (Ms Ruane) took the Chair.

5. Private Members' Business (cont'd)

5.1 Motion: Amendment

Proposed:

Leave out all after 'Executive' and insert:

', tourist agencies and sporting organisations have had in attracting major sporting events in recent years and attracting visitors engaged in sports tourism; notes the high value economic benefit that can arise from events-based and activity-based sports tourism; further notes the failure to publish a Tourism Strategy in the 2011-16 mandate; and calls on the Executive to agree and publish urgently a Tourism Strategy, which addresses the capital, resource, marketing, skills and training requirements of the sports events and tourism sector, to enable the Minister for the Economy, his Department, tourism agencies and sporting organisations to deliver real and sustainable growth in this sector.'

Ms S Bradley
Mr J McNulty
Mr G Mullan

Debate ensued.

The Question being put, the amendment fell (Division).

The Question being put, the Motion was carried without division.

6. Adjournment

Proposed:

That the Assembly do now adjourn.

The Speaker.

The Assembly adjourned at 5.14pm.

Mr Robin Newton
The Speaker

14 November 2016

 

Northern Ireland Assembly

14 November 2016
Division

Motion: Sporting Events and Activity-based Tourism (Amendment)

Proposed:

Leave out all after 'Executive' and insert:

', tourist agencies and sporting organisations have had in attracting major sporting events in recent years and attracting visitors engaged in sports tourism; notes the high value economic benefit that can arise from events-based and activity-based sports tourism; further notes the failure to publish a Tourism Strategy in the 2011-16 mandate; and calls on the Executive to agree and publish urgently a Tourism Strategy, which addresses the capital, resource, marketing, skills and training requirements of the sports events and tourism sector, to enable the Minister for the Economy, his Department, tourism agencies and sporting organisations to deliver real and sustainable growth in this sector.'

Ms S Bradley
Mr J McNulty
Mr G Mullan

The Question was put and the Assembly divided.

Ayes: 38
Noes: 56

AYES

Mr Agnew, Mr Aiken, Mr Allen, Mr Allister, Ms Armstrong, Mr Attwood, Ms Bailey, Mrs Barton, Mr Beattie, Mr Beggs, Ms S Bradley, Ms Bradshaw, Mr Butler, Mr Carroll, Mr Chambers, Mr Dickson, Mrs Dobson, Mr Durkan, Dr Farry, Mr Ford, Ms Hanna, Mr Kennedy, Mrs Long, Mr Lunn, Mr Lyttle, Mr McCrossan, Mr McGlone, Mr McGrath, Mr McKee, Mr McNulty, Mr McPhillips, Ms Mallon, Mr Mullan, Mr Nesbitt, Mrs Overend, Mrs Palmer, Mr Smith, Mr Swann.

Tellers for the Ayes: Mr McNulty, Mr Mullan.

NOES

Mr Anderson, Ms Archibald, Mr Bell, Mr Boylan, Ms Boyle, Ms P Bradley, Mr K Buchanan, Mr T Buchanan, Ms Bunting, Mrs Cameron, Mr Clarke, Ms Dillon, Mr Douglas, Mr Dunne, Mrs Foster, Mr Frew, Ms Gildernew, Mr Girvan, Mr Givan, Mr Hamilton, Mr Hazzard, Mr Humphrey, Mr Irwin, Mr Kearney, Mr Kelly, Mrs Little Pengelly, Ms Lockhart, Mr Logan, Mr Lynch, Mr Lyons, Mr McAleer, Mr F McCann, Ms J McCann, Mr McCartney, Mr McCausland, Mr McElduff, Mr McGuigan, Mr McMullan, Mr McQuillan, Mr Maskey, Mr Middleton, Mr Milne, Lord Morrow, Mr Murphy, Ms Ní Chuilín, Mr Ó Muilleoir, Mr O'Dowd, Mrs O'Neill, Mr Robinson, Mr Ross, Ms Seeley, Mr Sheehan, Mr Stalford, Ms Sugden, Mr Weir, Mr Wells.

Tellers for the Noes: Mr McQuillan, Mr Robinson.

The Amendment fell.

 

Northern Ireland Assembly

Papers Presented to the Assembly on
9 November 2016 – 14 November 2016

1. Acts of the Northern Ireland Assembly

2. Bills of the Northern Ireland Assembly

3. Orders in Council

4. Publications Laid in the Northern Ireland Assembly

The Commissioner for Children and Young People for Northern Ireland (NICCY) Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 31 March 2016 (DfC).

5. Assembly Reports

6. Statutory Rules

SR 2016/395 The Energy Performance of Buildings (Certificates and Inspections) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 (DoF).

SR 2016/396 The Civil Legal Services (Remuneration) (Amendment) (No. 2) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016 (DoJ).

SR 2016/397 The Legal Aid for Crown Court Proceedings (Costs) (Amendment No. 3) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2016 (DoJ).

SR 2016/398 The Magistrates' Courts and County Court Appeals (Criminal Legal Aid) (Costs) (Amendment) Rules (Northern Ireland) 2016 (DoJ).

7. Written Ministerial Statements

York Street Interchange Project - Publication of Notice of Intention to Proceed and Making of the Designation Order (DfI).

8. Consultation Documents

9. Departmental Publications

10. Agency Publications

11. Westminster Publications

12. Miscellaneous Publications

 

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