https://youtu.be/zJSsvFxKpUM What are Members’ Statements? If a Member wishes to make a statement in the Assembly Chamber during Plenary, he or she must rise in their place. The Speaker will select a Member to make a statement, which must relate to a topical matter of public interest.
https://youtu.be/ftkAJHV3WfY Economy Minister Diane Dodds delivers a statement to the Assembly on the latest North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) Trade and Business Development Sectoral meeting. This was followed by a period of questions to the Minister on the statement.