Edwin Poots MLA Lagan Valley, Democratic Unionist Party


Edwin Poots

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 Agriculture; Minister of: Culture, Arts and Leisure 2007-08, Environment 2009-11, Health, Social Services and Public Safety 2011-14.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Public Accounts; Justice.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for Lagan Valley 1998-2011, and for Lagan Valley (revised boundary) since 5 May 2011.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Treasurer Construction Group 2008-11.
  • International bodies

    Member, EU Committee of the Regions 2006-09.

Election record for Lagan Valley, 05 May 2011

Party Percentage of votes
Democratic Unionist Party 53.1%
Ulster Unionist Party 20.4%
Alliance Party 12.4%
Name Party Seats Votes % of votes
Jonathan Craig, Paul Givan, Brenda Hale, Edwin Poots Democratic Unionist Party 4 18,854 53.1
Basil McCrea Ulster Unionist Party 1 7,253 20.4
Trevor Lunn Alliance Party 1 4,389 12.4
Turnout 52.4%

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