Address to Seanad Éireann by Lord Mayor of Belfast: Motion

I move:

That Seanad Éireann agrees with the recommendation of the Committee on Procedure and Privileges that, in accordance with Standing Order 57(2) of the Standing Orders relative to Public Business, the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey, be invited to address Seanad Éireann on Thursday, 8th November, 2018 and, unless otherwise ordered, the following arrangements shall apply.

The proceedings in respect of the address shall commence at 12:45 p.m., shall not exceed two hours, and shall consist of—

(a) a speech of welcome by the Cathaoirleach,

(b) an address by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey,

(c) a contribution not exceeding five minutes by a spokesperson from each Group,

(d) a contribution not exceeding three minutes from other Senators,

(e) a contribution not exceeding three minutes from the Leas-Chathaoirleach,

(f) a concluding response of not less than ten minutes by the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Deirdre Hargey,

(g) a speech of thanks by the Leader of the House.

Question put and agreed to.