Press Release

Committee Regrets School Accident

Session: 2007/2008

Date: Wednesday, 27 February 2008

Reference: EDU 03/08

The Committee for Education very much regrets the tragic death of a schoolgirl in the accident in Cabragh this morning.

The Chairperson, Mr Sammy Wilson MP MLA said, “On behalf of the Committee, I wish to record our sincere condolences to the family and friends of the young girl and hope that all those injured make a full recovery.”

Notes to Editors:

The Chairperson of the Committee is Mr Sammy Wilson, MP MLA
The Deputy Chairperson is Mr Dominic Bradley MLA

The Committee has a further 9 members: 
Mrs Mary Bradley MLA 
Mr Paul Butler MLA 
Rt. Hon Mr Jeffrey Donaldson MP MLA 
Mr Trevor Lunn MLA 
Mr Basil McCrea MLA 
Miss Michelle McIlveen MLA 
Ms Michelle O’Neill MLA 
Mr Ken Robinson MLA 
Mr Mervyn Storey MLA

The Committee has a scrutiny, policy development and consultative role, and advises the Minister of Education directly on the policies and plans of the Department.

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