David Ford MLA South Antrim, Alliance, Leader, Alliance Party


  • Tel 028 9052 1314

  • Fax 028 9052 1313

  • Email:

  • Website: David Ford website

  • Constituency address

    Unit 2, 21a Carnmoney Road, Newtownabbey BT36 6HL United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX United Kingdom
David Ford

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

    Alliance Party: Chief Whip 1998-2001, Spokesperson for: Agriculture and Rural Development 1998-2010, Environment 1998-2010, Constitutional and Institutional Affairs 2001-11; Member, Preparation for Government Committee 2006-07; Minister of Justice 2010-16.
  • Electoral history

    Contested South Antrim 1996 Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue election. MLA for South Antrim 1998-2011, and for South Antrim (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Social services, health, environment, electoral reform.
  • Party groups

    Alliance Party: General Secretary 1990-98, Leader 2001-.

Election record for South Antrim, 5th May 2005

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Par 38.2%
Ulster Unionist Party 29.1%
Social Democratic & Labour Party 12.4%
Name Party Votes % of votes
William McCrea Democratic Unionist Par 14,507 38.2
David Burnside Ulster Unionist Party 11,059 29.1
Noreen McClelland Social Democratic & Labour Party 4,706 12.4
Henry Cushinan Sinn Fein 4,407 11.6
David Ford Alliance Party 3,278 8.6
Majority 3448 votes
Turnout 56.7%

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