Committee for Education

The Committee for Education is a Northern Ireland Assembly committee established to advise, assist and scrutinise the work of the Department of Education and Minister for Education (currently Peter Weir (politician))on matters within his or her responsibility as a minister. The committee undertakes a scrutiny, policy development and consultation role and plays a key role in the consideration and development of legislation.[1]


Party Member
Alliance Chris Lyttle (Deputy Chairperson)
DUP David Hilditch
DUP Carla Lockhart
DUP Phillip Logan
DUP Maurice Morrow
Sinn Féin Barry McElduff (Chairperson)
Sinn Féin Jennifer McCann
Sinn Féin Catherine Seeley
SDLP Colin McGrath
UUP Rosemary Barton
UUP Sandra Overend


  1. ^ "Committee for Education". Archived from the original on 22 January 2016. Retrieved 18 January 2016.

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