The Northern Ireland Assembly is in Recess until the 30th of August. The Business Committee will meet on the 1st of September and the First Plenary Sitting is the 7th of September.

All Party Group on Children and Young People

Purpose

  • To provide a forum to facilitate and enable cross party discussion and co-operation on children's and young people’s issues;
  • To work with children and young people and the children’s sector to facilitate better co-ordination on children’s issues within the Assembly and Executive;
  • To raise the profile of children's and young people’s issues within the Assembly and Executive;
  • To secure and maintain a priority focus on children's and young people’s issues in the Programme for Government;
  • To promote and support the mainstreaming of rights and equality for all children and young people within government legislation, policy, and service provision so that positive outcomes are secured for all children and young people.
     

Forthcoming Meetings

TBC

Officers of the Group

Chairperson: Chris Lyttle 
Vice-Chairperson: Steven Agnew 
Secretary: Meagan Fearon 
Treasurer: Sandra Overend  

Group Members

MLAs



Michelle McIlveen
Roy Beggs
Dominic Bradley
Danny Kennedy  
Basil McCrea
Kieran McCarthy
Colm Eastwood
Claire Sugden

Contact Details

Chairperson
Mr Chris Lyttle MLA
Room 372
Parliament Buildings
Ballymiscaw
Stormont
Belfast
BT4 3XX
Tel: 02890588350

Secretarial support
Ellen Finlay
Policy Officer
Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI)
Unit 9, 40 Montgomery Road
Belfast
Tel: 02890 401290
Email: ellen@ci-ni.org.uk

Financial or other benefits received 

Secretarial support provided by Children in Northern Ireland (CiNI).

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