Northern Ireland Affairs Committee: Formal Minutes

Formal Minutes No. 32


Wednesday 25 October 2006

Members present:

Sir Patrick Cormack (Chairman)

Mr David Anderson
Mr Gregory Campbell
Mr Christopher Fraser
Dr Alasdair McDonnell
Mr Denis Murphy
Mr Stephen Pound
Sammy Wilson

1. Tourism in Northern Ireland  and its economic impact and benefits

The Committee considered this matter.

Michael Maguire, Regional Director Institute of Marketing, Northern Ireland, Professor David Carson, University of Ulster and Mr John Edmond, gave oral evidence.

Nicola Carruthers, Chair and Claire Donnelly, Chief Executive, Northern Ireland Tourist Industry Confederation, gave oral evidence.

2. Community Restorative Justice Inquiry

Resolved, That the Committee do visit Belfast, from 4 to 5 December in connection with its inquiry into Community Restorative Justice

3. Correspondence

The Committee considered this matter.

[Adjourned till Wednesday 1 November at Three O’clock