Committee Membership

Committee Chairperson: Sinead McLaughlin (SDLP)

Deputy Chairperson: John Stewart (UUP)


Membership (9)


Trevor Lunn

 Alex Easton5    

Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)


Diane Dodds3

To be advised7    

Sinn Fein


Emma Sheerin 

Pat Sheehan

Pádraig Delargy4


Social Democratic Labour Party (SDLP)


Sinead McLaughlin



Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)

John Stewart MLA      

John Stewart
(Deputy Chairperson) 1,2


1 With effect from Monday 4 May 2020 Doug Beattie replaced Mike Nesbitt

2 With effect from Tuesday 1 June 2021 John Stewart replaced Doug Beattie

3 With effect from Monday 21 June 2021 Diane Dodds replaced Trevor Clarke

4 With effect from 27 September 2021 Pádraig Delargy replaced Martina Anderson

5 With effect from 27 September 2021 Alex Easton replaced George Robinson

6 With effect from 18 October 2021 Sinead McLaughlin replaced Colin McGrath as Chairperson

7 The Committee pays tribute to the late Christopher Stalford MLA who died on 19 February 2022 while a member of the Committee. Mr Stalford has not been replaced.

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