William McCrea MLA South Antrim, Democratic Unionist Party


  • Tel 028 9052 1873

  • Fax 028 9052 1748

  • Email:

  • Constituency address

    186 Ballyclare Road, Glengormley, Newtownabbey BT36 5JR United Kingdom
  • Parliamentary address

    Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast BT4 3XX United Kingdom
William McCrea

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; DUP Spokesperson for the Environment 1998; Deputy Whip DUP Assembly Group; Member, Preparation for Government Committee 2006-07.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Agriculture and Rural Development.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for Mid Ulster 1998-2007, for South Antrim since 7 March 2007.
  • Political interests

    Agriculture, health, elderly issues, environment, special needs education, planning.
  • Party groups

    Vice-Chairman, DUP Central Executive Committee 1998-; Member, DUP Environmental Policy Group 1998-; Chairman, DUP Group on Review of Public Administration, Northern Ireland 2006-.
  • Countries of interest


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%

Registered interests

Registrable shareholdings: Olive Tree International Property Ltd, Swindon.

Land and Property: Farmland in Co. Tyrone, from which rental income is received., Furnished holiday letting in Cotswolds from which rental income is received, Commercial property in England from which rental income is received

Remunerated employment, office, profession etc: Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, Stormont, Belfast, Minister, Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Mullaghboy Hill, Magherafelt. £460 per week plus £225 Manse rent allowance; telephone, heating and expenses. Hours: 12 hours per week, Councillor, Magherafelt District Council, 50 Ballyroman Road, Magherafelt BT45 6EN. £440.54 per month (net), Member, District Policing Partnership, Magherafelt

Remunerated directorships: Bethany Development; property company, Daybreak Recording, Brookvale Associates; small family farm

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