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

All Party Group on Visual Impairment

Purpose

The group will oversee and provide political support for the implementation of the RNIB NI Pledge and National Vision Strategy which will significantly improve the lives of blind and partially sighted people in NI. The key action areas to be addressed are prevention, educational attainment, accessible information, employment, maximising independence and ending exclusion.

Forthcoming Meetings

To Be Arranged

Officers of the Group

Chairperson: Jim Wells
Vice-Chairperson: Pat Ramsey

Group Members

MLAs

 
Steven Agnew
Trevor Lunn
Samuel Gardiner
Roy Beggs
Dolores Kelly
William Irwin
Chris Lyttle
George Robinson
Kieran McCarthy
Sammy Douglas
Michaela Boyle
Jim Allister
Fra McCann
Basil McCrea
Sandra Overend
Mark H Durkan

Contact Details

Chairperson
Mr Jim Wells MLA
Room 218
Parliament Buildings
Ballymiscaw
Belfast
BT4 3XX
Tel: 02890521110

Secretarial support
Mrs Sylvia Morrison
RNIB
40 Linenhall Street
Belfast
BT2 8BA
Tel: 028 9032 9373

Financial or other benefits received

Secretarial support received from the Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB)

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