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Family Connections in Northern Ireland Politics, and
People who held Multiple Elected Positions (as at 1 Dec 2003)



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Family Connections in Northern Ireland Politics, and
People who held Multiple Elected Positions
(as at 1 December 2003)

 

Introduction
This page provides basic information on family connections, and people who held multiple elected positions, in political life in Northern Ireland. The information relates to the period up to and including the Northern Ireland Assembly Election of 26 November 2003. The information on multiple positions relates to those who held office in the Northern Ireland Assembly (NIA) and at least one other parliament.

See also:

  • The list of people who hold office in the NIA, or another parliament, and who at the same time are elected as councillors (to the 26 District Councils in Northern Ireland) (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)

 

Family Connections in Northern Ireland Politics
(as at 1 December 2003)

  • Fathers and Sons

    Paisley, Ian. (Reverend) - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, North Antrim (1970-)
    Member of European Parliament (MEP) (1979-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, North Antrim (1998-2003 and 2003-)
    Paisley, Ian. (Junior) - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, North Antrim (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Beggs, Roy. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, East Antrim (1983-)
    Beggs, Roy. (Junior) - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, East Antrim (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Donaldson, Jim. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    UUP candidate for South Down in the election to the Northern Ireland Assembly 26 November 2003.
    Donaldson, Jeffrey. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Lagan Valley (1997-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Lagan Valley (2003-)

  • Husbands and Wives

    Robinson, Peter. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Belfast East (1979-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Belfast East (1998-2003 and 2003-)
    Robinson, Iris. - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Strangford (2001-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Strangford (1998-2003 and 2003-)

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

     

    People who hold Multiple Elected Positions
    (in the Northern Ireland Assembly (NIA) and at least one other parliament)
    (as at December 2003)

    Adams, ('Gerry') Gerard. - Sinn Féin (SF)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Belfast West (1983-1992 and 1997-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Belfast West (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Beggs, Roy. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, East Antrim (1983-)
    Member of Larne Borough Council (1973-)

    Burnside, David. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, South Antrim (2001-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, South Antrim (2003-)

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

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

    Doherty, ('Pat') Patrick. - Sinn Féin (SF)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, West Tyrone (2001-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, West Tyrone (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Donaldson, Jeffrey. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Lagan Valley (1997-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Lagan Valley (2003-)

    Gildernew, Michelle. - Sinn Féin (SF)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Fermanagh and South Tyrone (2001-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Fermanagh and SouthTyrone (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Hume, John. - Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Foyle (1983-)
    Member of European Parliament (MEP) (1979-)

    McGuinness, Martin. - Sinn Féin (SF)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Mid Ulster (2001-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Mid Ulster (1998-2003 and 2003-)

    Paisley, Ian. (Rev.) - Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, North Antrim (1970-)
    Member of European Parliament (MEP) (1979-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, North Antrim (1998-2003 and 2003-)

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

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

    Trimble, David. - Ulster Unionist Party (UUP)
    Member of Parliament (MP) Westminster, Upper Bann (1990-)
    Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) Northern Ireland, Upper Bann (1998-2003 and 2003-)

     


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