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Candidate

  Gerry Adams
West Belfast

Elected in 2001? Yes
Personal details
Married 1971, Colette McArdle (1 son)
Son of Gerard Adams.

Education
Education: St Mary's Christian Brothers' School, Belfast.

Non-political career
Career: Bartender
Founder member of the civil rights movement.

Key posts
President, Sinn Fein.

Electoral history
Member for Belfast West 1983-92, and since May 1, 1997.

Political career
Member, Northern Ireland Assembly 1981
Vice-President, Sinn Fein 1978-83, President 1983-
Member: Northern Ireland Forum 1996
new Northern Ireland Assembly for Belfast West 1998-.

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