Project Description

All Party Group
on Children & Young People

We are the Secretariat to the All Party Group on Children and Young People. The Group provides a forum to enable cross party discussion and co-operation on issues affecting children and young people.

PURPOSE
& MISSION

Raise the profile of children’s issues and to work with the children’s sector to facilitate better coordination on children’s issues inside and outside government.

STRATEGY

  • To provide a forum to facilitate and enable cross party discussion and co-operation on children and young people’s issues.

  • To raise the profile of the children and young people’s issues within the Assembly and the Executive.

  • To secure and maintain a priority focus on children and young people’s issues in the Programme for Government.

ALL PARTY GROUP
MEMBERS

CHAIRPERSON

Mr Chris Lyttle
Alliance Party
East Belfast

VICE-CHAIRPERSON

Ms Catherine Kelly
Sin Féin
West Tyrone

SECRETARY

Mr Mike Nesbitt
Ulster Unionist Party
Strangford

TREASURER

Miss Michelle McIlveen
Democratic Unionist Party
Strangford

MEMBER

Mr Roy Beggs
Ulster Unionist Party
East Antrim

MEMBER

Ms Paula Bradley
Democratic Unionist Party
North Belfast

MEMBER

Mr Mark Durkan
Social Democratic and Labour Party
Foyle

MEMBER

Ms Nichola Mallon
Social Democratic and Labour Party
North Belfast

MEMBER

Mr Daniel McCrossan
Social Democratic and Labour Party
West Tyrone