Northern Ireland Assembly
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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: St Patrick's Day: Washington Monday, 3 March 2014; 9 speeches
- 1. asked the First Minister and deputy First Minister whether they will be attending any events in Washington as part of this year’s St Patrick’s Day celebrations. (AQO 5657/11-15)
- Oral Answers to Questions: Winter Weather: Emergency Funding Monday, 24 February 2014; 12 speeches
- 4. asked the First Minister and deputy First Minister, under their civil contingencies remit, what steps they have taken to improve emergency funding and planning in the face of worsening and...
- Executive Committee Business : Budget Bill: Final Stage Monday, 24 February 2014; 23 speeches
- I beg to move That the Budget Bill [NIA 32/11-15] do now pass. As Members will be aware, the Final Stage of the Budget Bill draws to a close the legislative process for the 2013-14 financial...
- Oral Answers to Questions: Sport: Funding Tuesday, 4 February 2014; 10 speeches
- 5. asked the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure to outline the recommendations made by Sport NI on the recognition and funding available to sports with differing or no governing bodies. (AQO...
- Oral Answers to Questions: Welfare Reform: Outcomes Monday, 24 February 2014; 5 speeches
- 4. asked the Minister for Social Development, given that, if we do not do things differently, we cannot expect the outcomes to be different, to outline what measures we can put in place to ensure...