Joe Byrne MLA West Tyrone, Social Democratic and Labour Party, SDLP Spokesperson for Agriculture and Rural Communities


Joe Byrne

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

    SDLP Spokesperson for: Regional Development 2011-12, Agriculture 2012-, Rural Development/Communities 2012-.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Agriculture and Rural Development; Regional Development.
  • Electoral history

    Member Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue 1996. MLA for West Tyrone 1998-2003, and since 5 May 2011.
  • Party groups

    Chair, SDLP 2009-.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Science and Technology Group: Secretary 2012-13, Treasurer 2013-.

Election record for West Tyrone, 5th May 2005

Party Percentage of votes
Sinn Fein 38.9%
Independent 27.4%
Democratic Unionist Par 17.8%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Pat Doherty Sinn Fein 16,910 38.9
Kieran Deeny Independent 11,905 27.4
Thomas Buchanan Democratic Unionist Par 7,742 17.8
Eugene McMenamin Social Democratic & Labour Party 3,949 9.1
Derek Hussey Ulster Unionist Party 2,981 6.9
Majority 5005 votes
Turnout 72.1%

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