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Queen’s Speech — Debate (1st Day) (27 May 2015) See 2 other results from this debate

Baroness Stowell of Beeston: ...will bring its customary wisdom and experience to bear as it scrutinises and debates those measures and other Bills that will start in the Commons—from what has been said today, it is clear that many noble Lords are looking forward to the arrival of the European Union referendum Bill. In short, there is a great deal to look forward to. We are about to start work and, as one of my...

Queen’s Speech (27 May 2015)

...association tenants the chance to own their own home. Measures will be introduced to increase energy security and to control immigration. My Government will bring forward legislation to reform trade unions and to protect essential public services against strikes. To give new opportunities to the most disadvantaged, my Government will expand the Troubled Families programme and continue to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Final Stage (26 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

John McCallister: ...efficiencies, and we do not have to worry about collecting any revenues. We get sent that from Treasury. That is our cut from the Barnett consequentials, our block grant and a benefit from being in the Union. You hear all this other talk from Sinn Féin. I agree with many of the Members who have spoken, including Ms Sugden, that, with Sinn Féin, it has much more to do with...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Final Stage (26 May 2015)

Alex Attwood: ...has outlined today, where it outlined it and what it was saying. The Scottish First Minister went to Hearts Football Club in Tynecastle stadium, and not only did she outline a business pledge with businesses and unions in Scotland and say that she wanted to enter into arrangements whereby a living wage was paid by businesses in Scotland, including Hearts Football Club, which is where they...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Welfare Reform Bill: Final Stage (26 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Alex Maskey: ...solid voices from wider civic society, which has stood together. I want to praise them again for coming to the Committee for Social Development during the evidence-gathering sessions on the Bill. There were people from the trade unions, Churches, community and voluntary sector and rights-based NGOs, including the Human Rights Commission and the Equality Commission. They spoke very well...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Tourism VAT (19 May 2015)

Sandra Overend: ...subject to VAT. At 20%, we have the third highest VAT rate in Europe, and we are one of only four countries in the 28-member EU that does not have a reduced rate for accommodation. The Ulster Unionist Party wants to reduce tourism VAT to 9% across the UK. We could look to the Isle of Man to see how that could work. The Isle of Man has also operated a concessionary VAT rate on hotel...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Defibrillators: Interactive Map-based Register (19 May 2015)

Nelson McCausland: ...that hold defibrillators and how many people are trained in their use. Members wrote to all the Executive Departments and their arm's-length bodies, the Ulster branch of the Irish Rugby Football Union, the Ulster branch of the GAA and the IFA. The Churches and the main uniformed organisations for young people were also approached. The aim was to ascertain whether they had defibrillators...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Question for Urgent Oral Answer — Health, Social Services and Public Safety: Pneumococcal Disease Outbreak at Harland and Wolff (18 May 2015)

Phil Flanagan: I thank the Minister for his answer. I commend the PHA and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) on their efforts to deal with this matter, in conjunction with the trade union. I thank the Minister for that information, but can he give us an assurance that, even though he expects this to be completed by 9.00 pm, representatives from the PHA and the HSE will continue to work with...

Message to Attend the Lords Commissioners: Election of Speaker (18 May 2015)

David Cameron: ..., “How to be a Minister”, copies of which have been known to disappear mysteriously from the House of Commons Library. It has chapters on how to work with No. 10 and how to work with the trade unions, so there is something in there for everybody. There is even some advice for a party leader who did not make it to this Chamber. The Father of the House writes in this book:...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Community and Voluntary Sector: Funding Cuts (18 May 2015)

Bronwyn McGahan: ...of David Cameron's election speeches, we await more destructive cuts to the North's budget and to the social welfare system, as well as a referendum that could remove the North from the European Union, with obvious negative effects for all the people of this island. As part of its election manifesto, the Conservative Party pledged to cut another £30 billion, with £12 billion of...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Shared Parental Leave Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015 (12 May 2015)

Stephen Farry: ...being finalised. We will continue to work closely with key stakeholders to ensure that all the guidance materials are fit for purpose. My officials have also delivered a number of free seminars on shared parental leave and pay, in conjunction with the Labour Relations Agency, to employers and trade union members. Those have been well received. Further sessions in association with the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Zero-hours Contracts (11 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Rosaleen McCorley: T3. Ms McCorley asked the Minister for Employment and Learning whether, given the views submitted through recent public consultation, he has sought to engage with trade unions and employers on the issue of zero-hours contracts. (AQT 2463/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Employment and Learning: Conservative Government (11 May 2015)

Stephen Farry: ...each other. One is based on a tougher immigration policy, and the other is about economic growth. I want to focus on economic growth. In a similar vein, the potential withdrawal from the European Union that is now on the cards would have a dramatic impact on Northern Ireland, not only on the economy in a general sense but on the financing that we receive from Europe through, for example,...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Enterprise, Trade and Investment: Rugby World Cup 2023 (11 May 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Pat Sheehan: T2. Mr Sheehan asked the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment for an update on the Irish Rugby Football Union's bid for the Rugby World Cup in 2023. (AQT 2452/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Greek Default (11 May 2015)

Martin McGuinness: Of course, the Greek Government are dealing with the European Union, and we are dealing with a British Government that are very anxious to remove us from the European Union, so whatever flexibilities the European Union is prepared to give to Greece do not appear to be on the radar of the now established new Tory Administration with an overall majority. I said some weeks before the general...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: DARD HQ: Ballykelly Costs (28 April 2015)

Michelle O'Neill: ...rules. You would imagine that the staff who want to do so will transfer with their function, but the group that we have established will manage all of that and make sure, in conjunction with trade unions, that there is a seamless process for staff, because, obviously, they will still be providing a service. That is not going to change. It is just where they provide that service from...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Agriculture and Rural Development: Rural Micro Capital Grant Programme (28 April 2015) See 1 other result from this debate

Robin Swann: I have met the Minister about credit unions in rural communities. Will the micro capital grant programme be open to credit unions? I know that credit unions experienced difficulties in gaining access to the rural development programme.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Reservoirs Bill: Consideration Stage (28 April 2015)

Joe Byrne: .... It was due to the scrutiny of the Committee that we have managed to make the Bill, hopefully, fit for purpose. The Reservoirs Bill has arisen as a result of a requirement from the European Union floods directive. In Northern Ireland, we have a range of impounded water structures, be these local lakes or dammed-up reservoirs, like those in the Mournes or the Sperrins. For example, the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister: Racial Equality Strategy (27 April 2015)

Jonathan Bell: ...of specific strategies for Roma and for Traveller people. Forty-nine online questionnaires were completed, and we had feedback from six public meetings and other meetings with academics, trade unions and other key stakeholders. The analysis of all of that is being finalised, and officials have met a large number of representatives of the sector to hear further reflection and input and to...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Marriage Equality (27 April 2015) See 3 other results from this debate

Jim Allister: ...out that the motion on same-sex marriage undermines a key foundation of the common good. He says: "We say this both as a matter of human reason and of religious conviction. We believe that the union of a 'man and a woman' in marriage open to the procreation of children is a gift from God who created us male and female".

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