Mitchel McLaughlin MLA South Antrim, The Speaker, Speaker


  • Tel 028 9052 1612

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    Unit 1, 2 Main Street, Randalstown BT41 3AB United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX United Kingdom
Mitchel McLaughlin

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, Sinn Féin Talks Team, Castle Buildings Talks 1997-98; Sinn Féin Spokesperson for: Environment 2000-02, Criminal Justice 2001-03, Education 2002-03, Europe 2002-03, Economy -2011, Victims and Truth 2011-13; Assembly Private Secretary to John O'Dowd as Minister of Education 2011-13; Principal Deputy Speaker 2013-15; Speaker (Acting) 2014; Speaker 2015-; Chair, Assembly Commission 2015-.
  • NI Assembly Committee

  • Electoral history

    MLA for Foyle 1998-2007, for South Antrim 2007-11, and for South Antrim (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Sinn Féin: Member, National Executive 1981-; Party Chair 1996-2008.

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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