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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

Adjournment: Creavery Primary School Tuesday, 25 March 2014; 21 speeches
The proposer of the topic will have 15 minutes.  All other Members who are called to speak will have approximately six minutes.
Oral Answers to Questions: Queen's Parade, Bangor Monday, 31 March 2014; 6 speeches
2. asked the Minister for Social Development for an update on the Queen’s Parade redevelopment scheme in Bangor. (AQO 5889/11-15)
Oral Answers to Questions: Car Parking:  Omagh Tuesday, 18 March 2014; 7 speeches
6. asked the Minister for Regional Development what steps his Department is taking to resolve the shortage of car parking spaces in Omagh, given the anticipated work at Drumragh Avenue car park....
Oral Answers to Questions: Primary Schools: Computer-based Assessment Tuesday, 25 March 2014; 10 speeches
3. asked the Minister of Education how he will take forward the recommendations of the recent report on computer-based assessment in primary schools. (AQO 5861/11-15)
Oral Answers to Questions: Domestic and Sexual Abuse Tuesday, 11 March 2014; 6 speeches
6. asked the Minister of Justice what measures he plans to put in place to enhance the current services that protect and support victims and witnesses of domestic and sexual violence and abuse....

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