Urgent Oral Question: Economy – Monday 5 October 2020

Urgent Oral Question - Economy - Monday 5th October 2020

https://youtu.be/AAoxdWEJT-w Gary Middleton MLA asks an urgent oral question of Economy Minister Diane Dodds. Mr Middleton asks the Minister what her Department, in conjunction with Executive colleagues, is doing to provide immediate and targeted financial support to businesses in the Derry City and Strabane District Council area directly impacted by the additional COVID-19 restrictions effective… Continue Reading Urgent Oral Question: Economy – Monday 5 October 2020

Motion: Hardship Fund for Businesses – Tuesday 15 September 2020

Motion Hardship Fund for Businesses Tuesday 15 September 2020

https://youtu.be/nmiRlszd_gs MLAs John Stewart and Steve Aiken propose a motion that the Assembly acknowledges the significant impact that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the local economy and recognises that thousands of sole traders and micro-businesses in Northern Ireland have not been able to access financial support, calling on the Minister for the Economy to… Continue Reading Motion: Hardship Fund for Businesses – Tuesday 15 September 2020

Motion: Local Economy and Post-Brexit Preparedness – Tuesday 8 September 2020

Local Economy and Post-Brexit Preparedness Tuesday 8 September 2020

https://youtu.be/36gjouZ2oyQ MLAs Dr Caoimhe Archibald, Declan McAleer, Martina Anderson and Liz Kimmins propose a motion that the Assembly notes with concern recent comments from the Northern Ireland Business Brexit Working Group regarding the lack of technical and operational details available to local businesses concerning the changes that will come into force post-Brexit and calls on… Continue Reading Motion: Local Economy and Post-Brexit Preparedness – Tuesday 8 September 2020

Committee for the Economy Meeting Wednesday 26 August 2020

Committee for the Economy 26 August 2020

https://youtu.be/-2MuQiKCWNw The Committee received a Ministerial Briefing from Minister for the Economy  Diane Dodds MLA on A level and GCSE results and Education Provider’s re-opening. The Committee also received a briefing from Further Education Colleges and Training Providers on the A level and GCSE results and on re-opening following the temporary closures as a result… Continue Reading Committee for the Economy Meeting Wednesday 26 August 2020

Committee for the Economy Meeting Wednesday 24 June 2020

Economy Committee - Wednesday 24th June 2020

https://youtu.be/Xs_KorXsu9M The Committee received a Departmental briefing on the Skills Strategy and considered a written Departmental briefing on the Energy Strategy. * Apologies for the technical issues towards the end of the meeting. The quality of the audio remains intact but the picture quality becomes very disrupted. If you would prefer audio only, you might… Continue Reading Committee for the Economy Meeting Wednesday 24 June 2020