Peter Weir MLA North Down, Democratic Unionist Party, DUP Chief Whip


  • Tel 028 9052 1296

  • Fax 028 9052 1287

  • Email:

  • Website: Peter Weir website

  • Constituency address

    94 Abbey Street, Bangor BT20 4JB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX United Kingdom
Peter Weir

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

    Member, Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue 1996-98; Vice-chair, Forum Education Committee 1997-98; Member: Ulster Unionist Talks Team, Castle Buildings Talks 1996-98, Assembly Commission 2010-15; DUP Chief Whip 2010-.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Chairpersons' Liaison Group; Business; Education.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for North Down since 25 June 1998.
  • Political interests

    Education, law and order, planning.
  • Party groups

    Member: Ulster Unionist Party 1987-2001, Ulster Young Unionist Council, Ulster Unionist Council 1988-2001, Ulster Unionist Executive 1989-91, 1992-2001, UUP Legal Affairs Committee, Ulster Unionist Press Office for 1997 General Election; Chairman: Queen's University Ulster Unionists 1989-92, Ulster Young Unionist Council 1993-95; Former chair, Ulster Unionist Student Organisation; Former secretary, North Down Young Unionists; Assistant secretary, North Down Association; Secretary, Ballyholme and Groomsport Branch; Publications officer, Ulster Young Unionists; Vice-chair, Unionist Graduates Association; Expelled from the UUP 9 November 2001. Joined the DUP 29 April 2002.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Chair, Animal Welfare Group 2015-.
  • Countries of interest

    New Zealand.

Election record for North Down, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Party 44.2%
Alliance Party 18.6%
Ulster Unionist Party 10.4%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Gordon Dunne, Alex Easton, Peter Weir Democratic Unionist Party 3 12,412 44.2
Stephen Farry Alliance Party 1 5,231 18.6
Leslie Cree Ulster Unionist Party 1 2,928 10.4
Steven Agnew Green 1 2,207 7.9
Turnout 44.9%

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