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Northern Ireland Grand Committee Order of Business

20 January 2005

House of Commons
Order of Business

[sitting at Westminster]

At 2.30 p.m.

Oral Questions to the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

*1  Mr Roy Beggs (East Antrim):    How current development proposals for Warrenpoint harbour differ from the proposals for Warrenpoint port refused planning permission in 2001; and if he will make a statement.(208894)

*2  David Burnside (South Antrim):    If he will make a statement on the present rating system and reliefs which apply to Orange Halls in the Province.(208895)

*3  Mr David Trimble (Upper Bann):    If he will make a statement on progress in dealing with cross-border racketeering.(208897)

*4  Lady Hermon (North Down):    If he will make a statement on compliance by Government offices in Northern Ireland with the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 to facilitate communication with the deaf and hard of hearing.(208898)

*5  The Reverend Martin Smyth (Belfast South):    What steps he is taking (a) to reduce cancer rates and (b) to improve care for cancer patients in Northern Ireland.(208899)

*6  Mr Jeffrey M. Donaldson (Lagan Valley):    When he expects to make an announcement on whether the future development of the site of the former Maze prison will include a new national sports stadium for Northern Ireland.(208900)



Mr Secretary Murphy

    That the Committee has considered the proposal for a draft Higher Education (Northern Ireland) Order 2005.

Debate may continue for two and a half hours (Order of 21st December 2004).



    On the Motion for the adjournment of the Committee under Standing Order No. 116(5) David Burnside proposes to raise the subject of further education training and government support for the Northern Ireland hospitality, leisure and tourism industry.

Debate may continue for half an hour (Standing Order No. 116(5)).

Notes:* Indicates a question for oral answer.

[R] indicates that the Member has declared a relevant interest.

Questions for oral answer not reached receive a written answer.
Supplementary questions will also be asked.


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