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Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Strategic Investment Board (21 Feb 2012)

Colum Eastwood: What progress has there been in filling current and forthcoming vacancies on the Ilex board?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: DCAL: Cohesion, Sharing and Integration (20 Feb 2012)

Colum Eastwood: Does the Minister’s Department take into account the promotion of cohesion, sharing and integration when making funding decisions?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (13 Feb 2012)

Colum Eastwood: What lessons have the Prison Service learnt from that report and from other reports?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Credit Unions (6 Feb 2012)

Thomas Buchanan: .... That is the way forward. Sandra Overend said that there were severe consequences for young people NEET, and she felt that the Minister should identify the areas most likely to produce them. Colum Eastwood spoke about the prospect of a lost generation. He welcomed the Youth Contract funding to address EMA and said that it was the responsibility of every Department to tackle poverty. Jim...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Sexual Orientation Strategy (6 Feb 2012)

Colum Eastwood: Will the junior Minister clarify the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister’s (OFMDFM) position on civil partnerships and adoption by gay couples?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (6 Feb 2012)

Colum Eastwood: I do not think that I will need it, but thank you. The Member makes a relevant point. In the House, we often talk of every Department being a Department of the economy. I think that every Department has to be a Department for tackling poverty as well. That goes right across everything we do. According to the ‘Belfast Telegraph’, 48,000 young people have no education, no job and no hope....

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (30 Jan 2012)

Colum Eastwood: Is the Minister content that the torch relay will be inclusive of our whole society, including ethnic minorities and people with disabilities?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Royal Jubilee Maternity Service, Belfast: Neonatal Unit (23 Jan 2012)

Michaela Boyle: ...of Strabane — NISRA ranks Strabane as very high in areas of multi-deprivation — I know that neighbourhood renewal does good projects there and funds different programmes in disadvantaged areas. Colum Eastwood spoke rightly of the deprivation in Foyle and west Belfast and about the impending cuts that will have a devastating impact on families. Steven Agnew particularly welcomed the...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly: Prisons: Full-body Searches (23 Jan 2012)

Colum Eastwood: 9. asked the Minister of Justice what progress is being made in relation to recommendation 8 of the review of the Northern Ireland Prison Service. (AQO 1115/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (23 Jan 2012)

Colum Eastwood: I am glad be able to stand here in condemnation of the activities of the very tiny minority of people who committed the crimes in our city last week. It is good that the whole House is sending one very clear message to those people that they will never, ever succeed and that they represent absolutely nobody in our city and in our country. This is the place in which we prove to them that...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (17 Jan 2012)

Colum Eastwood: Given the recent and very public debate on Scottish independence and “devolution max”, what discussions, if any, have there been on further devolution of powers to this Assembly, outside of the discussions on corporation tax?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Northern Ireland Assembly (12 Dec 2011)

Colum Eastwood: I beg to move the following amendment: After “together” insert “, and with their counterparts in the Republic of Ireland,”. I congratulate those who tabled the motion for bringing this very important issue before the House. The Barnardo’s report referred to in the motion should be very concerning to everyone in the Assembly and it is essential that we get to grips with the issues...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Commission: Committee for Social Development: Fuel Poverty Event (6 Dec 2011)

Colum Eastwood: 6. asked the Assembly Commission how many people attended the fuel poverty event hosted by the Committee for Social Development in the Long Gallery on Wednesday 16 November 2011, and what was the cost of the event. (AQO 963/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Member’s Business: Crimes Against Older and Vulnerable People (29 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: I begin by agreeing with Members who said that anyone who violently attacks older people or anyone in our society should be dealt with decisively by the judiciary. However, the Assembly should be about trying to find real solutions to problems. Mandatory minimum sentences are not the way to do that. The debate raises important issues that pertain to every community in the North. There is a...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Health, Social Services and Public Safety: Primary Care Centres (29 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: Does the Minister recognise the cash savings and the potential for reducing waiting times should minor procedures be carried out by GPs in primary care facilities in the community rather than in hospitals?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Finance and Personnel: A5 Road Project: Funding (29 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: 4. asked the Minister of Finance and Personnel what discussions he has had with other Ministers about the effects of the Irish Government’s delay in contributing to the A5 project.    (AQO 871/11-15)

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statement: North/South Ministerial Council: Plenary (29 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: Minister Varadkar in Dublin said that he would like to see ‘The Gathering’ programme as an all-Ireland series of events. Can the deputy First Minister confirm that the Executive will support that?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Employment and Learning: Higher Education: Equality and Employment Legislation (22 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: Given the ongoing and historical problems, will the Minister give us his assessment of the PwC report into redundancy procedures at the North West Regional College?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Education: Schools: Child Welfare (21 Nov 2011)

Colum Eastwood: It is clear from the Minister’s answers that he values the work of teachers. Therefore, does he support the teachers who will be striking next week against pension cuts?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Ministerial Statement: Programme for Government and Investment Strategy (17 Nov 2011)

Martin McGuinness: ...where our mouth is by ensuring that we go forward in a way that shows a very serious intent to bring the vision of the people in the city to reality. Very important in all that is the point that Colum Eastwood made about Magee university. It is hugely important that people recognise that there is a real opportunity there, particularly given the City of Culture achievement and the good...

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