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Membership of the Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee 1999-2002

The Culture, Arts and Leisure Statutory Committee was established to "advise and assist" the Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure. The Committee provided a system of checks and balances and allowed Assembly members to question Ministers on policy matters. It operated during those periods from November 1999 until October 2002 when devolved power in Northern Ireland was fully operational. The two most senior figures on the Committee were the chair and deputy chair.

Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee 1999-2002

  • Chairperson: Mr Eamon O'Neill (SDLP)
  • Deputy Chairperson: Mr John Kelly2 (SF)
  • Dr Ian Adamson (UUP)
  • Mr Fraser Agnew (UUAP)
  • Mr Ivan Davis (UUP)
  • Mr David Hilditch (DUP)
  • Mr Mick Murphy1 (SF)
  • Mr Kieran McCarthy (APNI)
  • Mr Eugene McMemamin (SDLP)
  • Mr Jim Shannon (DUP)
  • Mr Jim Wilson (UUP)

Changes Relating to the Culture, Arts and Leisure Committee 1999-2002
1 Mr Mick Murphy replaced Ms Mary Nelis as a member of the Committee from 1 July 2002.
2 Mr John Kelly replaced Mr Barry McElduff as a member of the Committee from 4 February 2002.

Dates and Meetings of the Culture, Arts and Leisure Development Committee 1999-2002
Dates and Meetings of the Culture, Arts and Leisure Development Committee 1999-2002 can be found at the following links:
http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/culture/culturemin.htm
http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/culture/culturemin_archived.htm


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