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Serving Councillors (as at 1 Dec 2003)



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People who are Northern Ireland Assembly Members (MLAs) and Serving Councillors
(as at 1 December 2003)

 

Introduction
This page provides basic information on people who held office in the Northern Ireland Assembly (NIA), or another parliament, and who at the same time were elected as councillors (to the 26 District Councils in Northern Ireland). The information relates to the period up to and including the Northern Ireland Assembly Election of 26 November 2003. The information is listed by the 18 Westminster Constituencies (which are used in NIA elections and Westminster parliament elections).

See also:

  • The list of family connections in Northern Ireland politics, and people who held multiple elected positions in the NIA or other parliament (as at 1 December 2003)
  • The list of Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs) who employ relatives using public funds (as at 26 November 2009)

 

East Antrim

Beggs, Roy. (Junior) - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Carrickfergus Borough Council (2001-)

Hilditch, David. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Carrickfergus Borough Council (1991-)

Neeson, Sean. - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Carrickfergus Borough Council (1977-)

Robinson, Ken. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Newtonabbey Borough Council (1985-1993, 1995-1997 and 1997-)

Wilson, Sammy. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1981-)

 

North Antrim

Coulter, Robert. (Rev Dr) - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Ballymena Borough Council (1985-)

McGuigan, Philip. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Ballymoney Borough Council (2001-)

Storey, Mervyn. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Ballymoney Borough Council (2001-)

 

South Antrim

Burns, Thomas. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Antrim Borough Council (1996-)

Clyde, Wilson. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Antrim Borough Council (1981-)

Girvan, Paul. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Newtownabbey Borough Council (1997-)

 

East Belfast

Copeland, Michael. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, East Belfast (2003-)
Member of Castlereagh Borough Council (2001-)

Empey, Reg. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, East Belfast (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1985-)

Ervine, David. - Progressive Unionist Party (PUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1997-2001)

Long, Naomi. - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (2001-)

Newton, Robin. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1989-)

Robinson, Peter . - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Castlereagh Borough Council (1977-)
Member of Parliament (MP) East Belfast (1979-)

 

North Belfast

Cobain, Fred. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, North Belfast (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1985-)

Dodds, Nigel. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1985-)
Member of Parliament (MP) North Belfast (2001-)

McCausland, Nelson. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1989-2001 as UUP Councillor and since 2001 as DUP councillor)

Maginness, Alban. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1985-)

 

South Belfast

Hanna, Carmel. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1997-)

McGimpsey, Michael. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, South Belfast (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1993-)

Maskey, Alex. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1983-)

Robinson, Mark. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Castlereagh Borough Council (1997-)

 

West Belfast

Attwood, Alex. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1985-)

Ferguson, Michael. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Lisburn Borough Council (1993-)

McCann, Fra. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1987-)

 

North Down

Bell, Eileen. - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of North Down Borough Council (1993-)

Cree, Leslie. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, North Down (2003-)
Member of North Down Borough Council (1988-)

Easton, Alex. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of North Down Borough Council (2001-)

 

South Down

Bradley, P.J. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Newry and Mourne District Council (1981-)

Clarke, Willie. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Down District Council (2001-)

Ritchie, Margaret. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Down District Council (1985-)

Wells, Jim. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Down District Council (2001-)

 

Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Elliot, Tom. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Fermanagh and South Tyrone (2003-)
Member of Fermanagh County Council (2001-)

Gallagher,Tommy. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Fermanagh District Council (1989-)

Morrow, Maurice. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Fermanagh District Council (1973-)

O'Reilly, Tom. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Fermanagh District Council (1997-)

 

Foyle

Bradley, Mary. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Derry City Council (1985-)

Hay, William. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Derry City Council (1981-)

McLaughlin, Mitchell. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Derry City Council (1985-)

Nellis, Mary. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Belfast City Council (1993-)

Ramsey, Pat. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Derry City Council (1989-)

 

Lagan Valley

Beare, Nora. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Banbridge Borough Council (2001-)

Bell, Billy. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Lisburn Borough Council (1989-)

Close, Seamus. - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Lisburn Borough Council (1973-)

Poots, Edward. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Lisburn Borough Council (1997-)

 

East Londonderry

Brolly, Francie. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Limavady Borough Council (2001-)

Campbell, Gregory. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Derry City Council (1981-)
Member of Parliament (MP) East Londonderry (2001-)

Dallat, John. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Coleraine Borough Council (1977-)

Hillis, Norman. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Coleraine Borough Council (1993-)

McClarty, David. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Coleraine Borough Council (1989-)

Robinson, George. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Limavady Borough Council (1985-)
Member of Parliament

 

Mid Ulster

McCrea, William. (Rev) - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Magherafelt District Council (1973-)

McGlone, Patsy. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Cookstown District Council (1993-)

Molloy, Francie. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Dungannon and South Tyrone Borough Council (1985-)

 

Newry and Armagh

Berry, Paul. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Armagh District Council (2001-)

Hyland, Davy. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Newry and Mourne District Council (1993-)

Kennedy, Danny. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Newry and South Armagh (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Newry and Mourne District Council (1985-)

Murphy, Connor. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Newry and Mourne District Council (1989-)

O'Rawe, Pat. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Newry and Mourne District Council (2001-)

 

Strangford

Ennis, George. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Ards Borough Council (1993-)
Member of Parliament

McCarthy, Kieran. - Alliance Party of Northern Ireland (APNI)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Ards Borough Council (1985-)

Robinson, Iris. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Castlereagh Borough Council (1989-)
Member of Parliament (MP) Strangford (2001-)

Shannon, Jim. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Ards Borough Council (1985-)

 

Upper Bann

Gardner, Sam. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Upper Bann (2003-)
Member of Craigavon Borough Council (1997-)

Kelly, Dolores. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Craigavon District Council (1993-)

Moutray, Stephen. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Craigavon Borough Council (2001-)

O'Dowd, John. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Craigavon Borough Council (1997-)

Simpson, David. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Craigavon Borough Council (2001-)

 

West Tyrone

Buchanan, Thomas. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Omagh District Council (1993-)

Hussey, Derek. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, West Tyrone (1998-2003 and 2003)
Member of Strabane District Council (1989-)

McElduff, Barry. - Sinn Féin (SF)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (1998-2003 and 2003-)
Member of Omagh District Council (2000-)

McMenamin, Eugene. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, (2003-)
Member of Strabane District Council (1997-)

 


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