Trevor Lunn

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Trevor Lunn
MLA
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Lagan Valley
Incumbent
Assumed office
7 March 2007
Preceded by Seamus Close
Personal details
Born (1946-06-29) 29 June 1946 (age 68)
Political party Alliance Party of Northern Ireland

Trevor Lunn is an Alliance Party politician in Northern Ireland.

He was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly for Lagan Valley in the 2007 assembly election. Mr. Lunn took over the Alliance candidacy for Lagan Valley from Seamus Close, the longtime representative for the area. While many pundits predicted that Alliance would struggle to hold on to the seat, Mr Lunn's performance saw the new candidate being elected 4th out of 6 seat available.[1] He retained the seat at the 2011 Assembly election. He is a former chairman of the Alliance Party.[2]

Trevor Lunn has been a councillor for Lisburn since 2001, serving as Deputy Mayor for the term 2005/6 and was elected as Mayor of the City of Lisburn on 22 June 2006.

Regarding accusations of the Sinn Féin infiltrating primary schools, Lunn said, "In the context of Lumen Christi as a highly successful grammar school which has taken a public stance on the question of academic selection, in defiance of the minister’s instruction and indeed the view of the Catholic Church, it is hard to see these appointments as anything other than a means of infiltration of the school’s board of governors, with the aim of influencing the stance taken by the present board."[3]


References[edit]

  1. ^ "DUP TAKES THREE ASSEMBLY SEATS IN LAGAN VALLEY". Ulster Star. 2007-03-08. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  2. ^ "'Victimised' party chair resigns". BBC Online. 2005-11-28. Retrieved 2009-03-01. 
  3. ^ "Belfast Telegraph - John O'Dowd denies infiltrating schools with Sinn Fein governors". Belfast Telegraph. Belfast Telegraph. Retrieved August 26, 2012. 
Political offices
Preceded by
Jonathan Craig
Mayor of Lisburn
2006–2007
Succeeded by
James Tinsley
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Seamus Close
MLA for Lagan Valley
2007 -
Succeeded by
Incumbent