Arlene Foster MLA Fermanagh and South Tyrone, Democratic Unionist Party, Leader, Democratic Unionist Party; First Minister


Arlene Foster

Most spoken phrases

Last updated 3rd Jun 2009

  1. Israeli settlements
  2. Northcote Road shops
  3. Dangerous dogs petition
  4. Clapham Junction tube
  5. Heathrow expansion
  6. Health services
  7. Fly tipping

This information is based on the most frequently spoken phrases by this representative.


  • Born:

  • Positions

    Minister of: the Environment 2007-08, Enterprise, Trade and Investment 2008-15; Acting First Minister Jan-Feb 2010, Sep-Oct 2015; Minister of Finance and Personnel 2015-16; First Minister 2016-.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone since 26 November 2003 (UUP 26 November 2003 to 15 January 2004, DUP since 15 January 2004).
  • Political interests

    Law and order, policing and criminal justice, children, young people's issues, human rights.
  • Party groups

    Ulster Unionist Party: Member 1989-2003, Resigned December 2003; Democratic Unionist Party: Member 2004-, Vice-chair, Councillors Association 2005-07, Leader 2015-.

Election record for Fermanagh and South Tyrone, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Sinn Fein 40.3%
Democratic Unionist Party 24.4%
Ulster Unionist Party 19.3%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Phil Flanagan, Michelle Gildernew, Sean Lynch Sinn Fein 3 19,338 40.3
Arlene Foster, Maurice Morrow Democratic Unionist Party 2 11,720 24.4
Tom Elliott Ulster Unionist Party 1 9,262 19.3
Turnout 67.8%

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