Sammy Wilson MLA East Antrim, Democratic Unionist Party


Sammy Wilson

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; Minister of: Environment 2008-09, Finance and Personnel 2009-13.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Social Development.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for Belfast East 1998-2003, East Antrim 2003-11, and for East Antrim (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Social issues, policing, education.
  • Party groups

    DUP press officer 1982-96.
  • Countries of interest

    America, China.

Election record for East Antrim, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Party 46.2%
Ulster Unionist Party 16.9%
Alliance Party 15.5%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
David Hilditch, Alastair Ross, Sammy Wilson Democratic Unionist Party 3 13,398 46.2
Roy Beggs Ulster Unionist Party 1 4,893 16.9
Stewart Dickson Alliance Party 1 4,509 15.5
Oliver McMullan Sinn Fein 1 2,369 8.2
Turnout 46.8%

Registered interests

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Member of Belfast City Council. Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly. Member of Northern Ireland Council for Curriculum Examination and Assessments.

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