Sandra Overend MLA Mid Ulster, Ulster Unionist Party, UUP Spokesperson for Education; UUP Deputy Whip


Sandra Overend

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

    UUP: Spokesperson for: Children and Young People 2011-14, Enterprise, Trade and Investment 2012-14, Deputy Whip 2012-; Assembly Private Secretary to Danny Kennedy as Minister for Regional Development 2014-15; Spokesperson for: Environment 2014-16, Education 2015-.
  • NI Assembly Committee

    Business; Education; Standards and Privileges.
  • Electoral history

    MLA for Mid Ulster since 5 May 2011.
  • Political interests

    Increasing female representation in politics, education, economics.
  • Party groups

    Ulster Unionist Party: Party officer for women's development, Secretary: Mid Ulster Constituency Association -2009, South Londonderry Divisional Association, Member, Department of the Economy Unit 2012-14.
  • All party groups (office-holding)

    Treasurer, Children and Young People Group 2011-; Secretary: Co-operatives and Mutuals Group 2013-, Tourism Group 2013-; Vice-chair, Small and Medium Sized Enterprises Group 2013-.

Election record for Mid Ulster, 5th May 2005

Party Percentage of votes
Sinn Fein 47.6%
Democratic Unionist Par 23.5%
Social Democratic & Labour Party 17.4%
Name Party Votes % of votes
Martin McGuinness Sinn Fein 21,641 47.6
Ian McCrea Democratic Unionist Par 10,665 23.5
Patsy McGlone Social Democratic & Labour Party 7,922 17.4
Billy Armstrong Ulster Unionist Party 4,853 10.7
Francis Donnelly Workers Party 345 0.8
Majority 10976 votes
Turnout 72.5%

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