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What is the Northern Ireland Assembly?

The current Northern Ireland Assembly was established in 1998 as part of the Belfast Agreement. It was suspended on the 14th of October 2002, and remained suspended until 8th May 2007.

Between 8 May 2006 and 22 November 2006 the Assembly established under the Northern Ireland Act 2006, and between November 2006 and January 2007 the Transitional Assembly created by the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006, met in order to prepare for the restoration of devolved government.

Recent Northern Ireland Assembly debates

Committee Business: Noes Tuesday, 17 June 2014; 10 speeches
Ms Boyle, Mr Brady, Ms Fearon, Mr Flanagan, Mr Hazzard, Mr G Kelly, Mr Lynch, Mr McAleer, Mr F McCann, Ms J McCann, Mr McCartney, Ms McCorley, Mr McElduff, Ms McGahan, Mr M McGuinness, Mr McKay,...
Private Members' Business: Education:  Area Planning Process Monday, 2 June 2014; 15 speeches
The Business Committee has agreed to allow up to one hour and 30 minutes for the debate.  The proposer of the motion will have 10 minutes to propose and 10 minutes to make a winding-up...
Oral Answers to Questions: Driver Licensing Tuesday, 3 June 2014; 9 speeches
4. asked the Minister of the Environment what discussions he has had with the Driving Instructors Association in relation to proposed changes to driver licensing. (AQO 6261/11-15)
Oral Answers to Questions: Academic Selection Monday, 23 June 2014; 5 speeches
1. asked the Minister of Education to comment on the recent Institute of Education report, which concluded that selective schooling systems increase inequality. (AQT 1311/11-15)
Oral Answers to Questions: Social Housing:  Glengormley Tuesday, 24 June 2014; 6 speeches
4. asked the Minister for Social Development for his assessment of the social housing need in Glengormley. (AQO 6442/11-15)

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