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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

Oral Answers to Questions: Economic Recovery:  Slowdown Monday, 13 October 2014; 6 speeches
T4. asked the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment what reprofiling she is doing in her Department to assist businesses during this time of uncertainty, given that she may be aware of...
Oral Answers to Questions: Irish Language Spend Monday, 6 October 2014; 15 speeches
1. asked the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to outline the total planned departmental spend on Irish language projects in 2014-15. (AQO 6751/11-15)
Executive Committee Business: Clause 2 (Functions of the Authority) Tuesday, 21 October 2014; 51 speeches
Debate resumed on amendment No 1, which amendment was: In page 1, line 11, at end insert "(2A) It shall be a duty of the Authority, when exercising its functions, to encourage, facilitate and...
Oral Answers to Questions: Boating Infrastructure Monday, 6 October 2014; 8 speeches
4. asked the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure whether her Department is considering the introduction of an annual fee for boat users to fund and improve boating infrastructure. (AQO 6754/11-15)
Oral Answers to Questions: Empty Premises Relief:  North Down Tuesday, 14 October 2014; 6 speeches
T2. asked the Minister of Finance and Personnel how many businesses, particularly in North Down, have benefited from the empty premises rate relief scheme, given that he will no doubt be aware of...

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