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NORTHERN IRELAND SOCIAL HOUSING POWERS

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1965A1: tabled on 19 April 2006

Tabled in the 2005-06 session.

This motion has been signed by 7 Members. It is an amendment to an existing motion.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

This is an amendment to an existing motion

This motion was originally tabled by Mr Eddie McGrady on 18 April 2006. This is amendment number 1.

View details of the original motion

Suggested amendment

after `housing', insert `is nonetheless concerned at the continuing under-representation of Protestants in its workforce; hopes that, whatever the future of the Executive, the workforce employed by social housing agencies should reflect, as far as possible, the wider community of Northern Ireland.'.

Original motion text

That this House views with concern the decision by the Secretary of State to transfer the powers of the Northern Ireland Housing Executive to the proposed new super councils, in view of the Housing Executive's high level of acceptability and high levels of performance on all matters pertaining to housing; further notes the cross-party opposition of Northern Ireland political parties to such a move; and asks the Secretary of State to reconsider his decision.