Appointment of an Expert Panel to Examine Links between Persistent Educational Underachievement and Socio-economic Background

Part of Ministerial Statements – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 11:45 am on 28th July 2020.

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Photo of Christopher Stalford Christopher Stalford DUP 11:45 am, 28th July 2020

Mr O'Dowd, that was a valiant effort at one hour and 25 seconds in


That concludes questions on the statement. I apologise to Miss Woods and Mr Carroll, but, unfortunately, this is not a meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee and it is set in stone that it is one hour and that is your lot.

If Members could take their ease for a few moments for a change at the top Table, the next item will be a statement from the Minister of Health. Thank you.

(The Temporary Speaker [Mr G Kelly] in the Chair)