QUESTIONS FOR ANSWER
From this page you can access information regarding Assembly questions which have been submitted for either written or oral answer.
Questions may be tabled on a daily basis and it is up to Assembly Members to decide the manner in which they wish their questions to be responded to i.e. orally or in writing.
Questions for oral answer are answered in the Assembly bewteen 2.30pm and 3.30pm on those Mondays and from 3.00pm to 3.30pm on those Tuesdays on which the Assembly is sitting. Oral questions to the Assembly Commission are taken every twelve weeks from 3.30pm on a Tuesday. A rota is arranged for questions to allow Members to scrutinise the work of each Department and can be accessed by clicking here.
Questions selected for Oral answer will be published on the website each Friday morning. Answers to oral questions are contained in the Official Report (Hansard) for each sitting as appropriate.
Questions for Urgent Oral Answer are questions which do not appear on the Order Paper but which, in the opinion of the Speaker, are of an urgent nature and relate to matters of public importance. Questions for Urgent Oral Answer will normally be asked immediately after Question Time.
Answers to Questions for Urgent Oral Answer are contained in the Official Report (Hansard) for each sitting as appropriate.
Questions for written answer which have been tabled this week will be published below on a daily basis.
The questions which have been answered each week will be contained in a written answers booklet which will be published on the website each Monday morning and can be accessed by clicking here.
Any unanswered questions at the end of each week will be contained in a Consolidated List of Questions which will be published on this page each Monday morning.