Patsy McGlone: Does the Member have a question?
Patsy McGlone: Glaoim ar an Aire Pobal leis an rún a mholadh. I call the Minister for Communities to move the motion
Patsy McGlone: The Business Committee has agreed that there should be no time limit for this debate.
Patsy McGlone: Before I call Paula Bradley, the Chair of the Committee for Communities, I pay tribute to you, Paula, and wish all the very best to you and your family. It will be a lesser place for your absence, but you will probably contribute just as well elsewhere to the improvement of other people's lives, particularly those of your family. I wish you well in that.
Patsy McGlone: No other Members have indicated that they wish to speak. Sorry, is Mr Durkan indicating that he wants to speak?
Patsy McGlone: Minister, if we have a quick winding-up speech, we could probably get this done and dusted before Question Time.
Patsy McGlone: I ask Members to take their ease until Question Time.
Patsy McGlone: I ask the Member for his question, please.
Patsy McGlone: That concludes questions on the statement. Members should take their ease while we move to the next item of business.
Patsy McGlone: Can I bring the Member to a question, please?
Patsy McGlone: I have received notice from the Minister for the Economy that he wishes to make a statement.
Patsy McGlone: On a point of order, to correct Mr Wells, it is Ríocht Aontaithe. Do you want to practise saying it? [Laughter.]
Patsy McGlone: Labharfaidh mé idir Ghaeilge agus Bhéarla, muna miste leat. I will speak both in Irish and English. I am really, really shocked to be here today talking about this. Is Gaeilgeoir mé go smior. Cosúil le hAisling ansin, is breá liom labhairt as Gaeilge, téann sí i mo chroí, ritheann sí liom, agus fosclaíonn sí na súile do dhaoine. I really love speaking Irish, and I say to those who...
Patsy McGlone: That concludes the Consideration Stage of the Fair Employment (School Teachers) Bill. The Bill stands referred to the Speaker. I ask Members to please take their ease while we move to the next item of business. (Mr Deputy Speaker [Mr Beggs] in the Chair)
Patsy McGlone: Sula dtosaím, just to remind Members that we are not discussing the merits and demerits of the Bill; the debate is on amendment No 1. I realise that people want to contextualise, but make sure to focus, please. Gabh mo leithscéal, a Phádraig. Lean ar aghaidh.
Patsy McGlone: An dtig linn Daniel McCrossan a thabhairt ar an scáileán, le do thoil? Can we bring Daniel McCrossan on to the screen please? He has gone, so I will call the sponsor of the Bill, Mr Chris Lyttle.
Patsy McGlone: The Business Committee has agreed that there should be no time limit on the debate.
Patsy McGlone: No other Members have indicated that they wish to speak, so I call —. Sorry. Excuse me, Mrs Dodds.
Patsy McGlone: I call the Bill sponsor to conclude and wind up the debate.
Patsy McGlone: Before we proceed to the Question, I remind Members that this motion requires cross-community support. Question put.