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 MLA
Vice-Chairperson: Pat Ramsey MLA

Group Members

MLAs

Jim Wells, DUP
Pat Ramsey, SDLP
Steven Agnew, Green
Trevor Lunn, Alliance
Samuel Gardiner, UUP
Roy Beggs, UUP
Dolores Kelly, SDLP
William Irwin, DUP
Chris Lyttle, Alliance
Kieran McCarthy, Alliance
George Robinson, DUP
Sammy Douglas, DUP
Michaela Boyle, Sinn Fein
Jim Allister, TUV
Fra McCann, Sinn Fein
Basil McCrea, NI21
Sandra Overend, UUP

Contact Details

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

Financial or other benefits received

None

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