All Party Group on Students

**Given the 2017 election and subsequent talks process, the work of the All Party Group on Students has been temporarily suspended**

NUS-USI are secretariat to the All Party Group on Students. The Group provides MLAs with a cross-party forum so that they may better understand the issues facing students and positively influence legislative and policy developments that affect students.

The inaugural meeting of the All Party Group on Students was held on 24th October 2016.

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Position                    Name                      

Chairperson                Robin Swann MLA
Vice-Chairperson        Sinéad Bradley MLA
Secretary                    Sammy Douglas MLA
Treasurer                    Conor Murphy MLA


Members by Constituency

Belfast East

Sammy Douglas MLA

Belfast South

Clare Bailey MLA
Paula Bradshaw MLA

Belfast West

Gerry Carroll MLA

East Antrim

Roy Beggs MLA
Gordon Lyons MLA


Colum Eastwood MLA
Eamonn McCann MLA
Gary Middleton MLA

Lagan Valley

Robbie Butler MLA
Jenny Palmer MLA

Mid Ulster

Patsy McGlone MLA
Sandra Overend MLA

Newry and Armagh

Justin McNulty MLA
Conor Murphy MLA

North Antrim

Robin Swann MLA

South Antrim

Trevor Clarke MLA
Steve Aiken MLA

South Down

Sinéad Bradley MLA
Colin McGrath MLA
Harold McKee MLA


Mike Nesbitt MLA

Upper Bann

Carla Lockhart MLA

West Tyrone

Ross Hussey MLA
Barry McElduff MLA