Committee for Education

Welcome to the Home Page of the Committee for Education. The Committee was established to advise and assist the Minister of Education, Peter Weir MLA on matters within his responsibility. The Committee undertakes a scrutiny, policy development and consultation role with respect to the Department for Education and plays a key role in the consideration and development of legislation. The Committee Chairperson is Barry McElduff MLA.

Here you will find information about the Committee membership and the work of the Committee.

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The Committee for Education will hold its next meeting on Wednesday 9 November 2016 at 10:00am in Room 30, Parliament Buildings.

The Committee will consider oral evidence from the Department of Education and the Education Authority on Home to School Transport policy.

The Committee will also consider the terms of reference for its planned inquiry into educational underachievement.

It is anticipated that the Committee will receive a briefing from Employers for Childcare on VAT charged on childcare provided at home.

The Committee may also receive a Departmental briefing on the Department’s 2016-21 Programme for Government Action Plan.

Contact the Committee

Committee Clerk: Peter McCallion

Room 428, Parliament Buildings,
Belfast,BT4 3XX

Tel: (028) 9052 1821

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