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Sammy Douglas 1. Mr Douglas asked the Minister of Justice for an update on the safety of prisoners and staff at HMP Maghaberry. (AQO 918/16-21)
Robbie Butler 2. Mr Butler asked the Minister of Education for his assessment of the announcement by National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers that nearly 200 schools will be going on...
Sydney Anderson 2. Mr Anderson asked the Minister for Infrastructure for his assessment of the Strong report on the 'Review of Winter Flooding (Northern Ireland) 2015-2016'. (AQO 904/16-21)
Robin Newton I wish to inform the House that I have received the resignation of Mr Robin Swann as Chairperson of the Public Accounts Committee with effect from 11.58 pm on Wednesday 25 January 2017.
Christopher Stalford 12. Mr Stalford asked the Minister for Infrastructure to outline any departmental plans to alleviate traffic congestion in Carryduff. (AQO 914/16-21)
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.