Committee Chairperson - Jimmy Spratt

Deputy Chairperson - Seán Lynch

Membership (10)

Alliance Party Kieran McCarthy 1,10
Democratic Unionist Party Jimmy Spratt (Chairperson)
  Brenda Hale 9
  Alex Easton 8
Sinn Féin Seán Lynch (Deputy Chairperson) 6
  Cathal Ó hOisín
  Declan McAleer 7
Social Democratic and Labour Party John Dallat 5
  Joe Byrne 11
Ulster Unionist Party Ross Hussey 4
UK Independence Party David McNarry 2,3


1 With effect from 06 June 2011 Mr Stewart Dickson replaced Mr Trevor Lunn

2 With effect from 26 September 2011 Mr Michael Copeland replaced Mr Mike Nesbitt

3 With effect from 06 February 2012 Mr David McNarry replaced Mr Michael Copeland

4 With effect from 23 April 2012 Mr Ross Hussey replaced Mr Roy Beggs

5 With effect from 23 April 2012 Mr John Dallat replaced Mr Joe Byrne

6 With effect from 02 July 2012 Mr Seán Lynch replaced Mr Pat Doherty as Deputy Chairperson

7 With effect from 10 September 2012 Mr Declan McAleer was appointed as a Member

8 With effect from 01 October 2012 Mr Alex Easton replaced Mr Stephen Moutray

9 With effect from 16 September 2013 Mrs Brenda Hale replaced Mr Ian McCrea

10 With effect from 01 October 2013 Mr Kieran McCarthy replaced Mr Stewart Dickson

11 With effect from 07 October 2013 Mr Joe Byrne replaced Mrs Dolores Kelly

Joe Byrne

Mr J Byrne

Social Democratic and Labour Party

West Tyrone

John Dallat

Mr J Dallat

Social Democratic and Labour Party

East Londonderry

Alex Easton

Mr A Easton

Democratic Unionist Party

North Down

Brenda Hale

Mrs B Hale

Democratic Unionist Party

Lagan Valley

Ross Hussey

Mr R Hussey

Ulster Unionist Party

West Tyrone

Seán Lynch

Mr S Lynch

Sinn Féin

Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Declan McAleer

Mr D McAleer

Sinn Féin

West Tyrone

Kieran McCarthy

Mr K McCarthy

Alliance Party


David McNarry

Mr D McNarry

UK Independence Party


Cathal Ó hOisín

Mr C Ó hOisín

Sinn Féin

East Londonderry

Jimmy Spratt

Mr J Spratt

Democratic Unionist Party

South Belfast

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