NORTHERN IRELAND GRAND COMMITTEE TUESDAY 7 FEBRUARY
[sitting at Westminster]
Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland
| Mr Gregory Campbell (East Londonderry): What steps Invest Northern Ireland is taking to tackle the reduction in employment in local manufacturing and poultry businesses by promoting alternative sustainable employment. |
| (48987) |
| Dr Alasdair McDonnell (Belfast South): What measures are being taken to exploit the potential for development and economic growth in the biotechnology sector in Northern Ireland. |
| (48988) |
| Mrs Iris Robinson (Strangford): What plans he has to provide increased resources to the Police Service of Northern Ireland. |
| (48989) |
| Sammy Wilson (East Antrim): How many full-time undergraduate places have been funded in Queen's University Belfast and the University of Ulster in each of the last five years. |
| (48990) |
| Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson (Lagan Valley): What plans he has to increase the level of ambulance cover in the Lisburn and Banbridge areas. |
| (48991) |
| Mr Ben Wallace (Lancaster & Wyre): What recent discussions he has had with Sinn Fein on decommissioning. |
| (48992) |
| Mr Nigel Dodds (Belfast North): What recent discussions he has had with the Chief Constable of the Police Service of Northern Ireland on organised crime. |
| (48993) |
| David Simpson (Upper Bann): What measures are being put in place to help businesses in Northern Ireland reduce the amount of waste they dispose of to landfill and meet the obligations imposed under Government and EU environmental policies and strategies. |
| (48994) |
| Mr Eddie McGrady (South Down): What assessment he has made of the likely impact of proposed closures of libraries in Northern Ireland. |
| (48995) |
| Lady Hermon (North Down): Why the latest Independent Monitoring Commission Report was made available to certain Northern Ireland political parties before being presented to Parliament. |
| (48996) |
| Dr William McCrea (South Antrim): If he will make a statement on the recent re-organisation in the Planning Service in Northern Ireland. |
| (48997) |
Mr Secretary Hain
That the Committee has considered the draft Budget (Northern Ireland) Order 2006.
Debate may continue for two and a half hours (Standing Order No. 115(2)).
On the Motion for the adjournment of the Committee under Standing Order No. 116(5) Dr Alasdair Mc Donnell proposes to raise the subject of infrastructure needs in Belfast.
Debate may continue for half an hour, (Standing Order No. 116(5)).