All Party Group on Cancer


To educate and inform Assembly Members on relevant issues in relation to Cancer and related health policy.

Forthcoming Meetings

The next meeting of the All Party Group on Cancer will be held on Tuesday 30th September 3pm in the Senate Chamber.

Briefing on the use of personal information, consent and the benifit of the introduction of new legislation currently being consulted on to the the work of the Cancer Registry.

Wednesday 22nd October 12pm - 2pm in Room 115.

Joint meeting between APG on Cancer and APG on Heart Disease and Stroke.

Speaker: Professor John Britton, Nottingham University.

Wednesday 9th December 12pm in Room 115.

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol & Annual General Meeting.


Officers of the Group

Chairperson: Thomas Buchanan MLA
Vice-Chairperson: Cathal Ó hOisín MLA

Group Members


Thomas Buchanan, DUP
Cathal Ó hOisín, Sinn Fein
Judith Cochrane, Alliance 
Mark H Durkan, SDLP
Kieran McCarthy, Alliance
Pam Cameron, DUP  
Brenda Hale, DUP
Michael Copeland, UUP
Chris Lyttle, Alliance
Gordon Dunne, DUP
Sammy Douglas, DUP
Oliver McMullan, Sinn Fein
Jim Wells, DUP
John McCallister, UUP
Roy Beggs, UUP
Fearghal McKinney, SDLP

Contact Details

Gerry McElwee
c/o Ulster Cancer Foundation
40-44 Eglantine Avenue, Belfast
Tel: 02890 680747

Financial or other benefits received

Secretariat support provided by Cancer Focus NI.

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