Alex Easton

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Alex Easton
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Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for North Down
Assumed office
26 November 2003
Preceded by Jane Morrice
Personal details
Born (1969-05-19) 19 May 1969 (age 49)
Nationality British
Political party Democratic Unionist Party
Website Alex Easton MLA

Alex Easton MLA (born 19 May 1969) is a Northern Ireland Unionist politician.

He was educated at Bangor Technical College and since 1989 he has worked in the Health Service in the accident and emergency department in Newtownards Hospital. He was employed at the Ulster Hospital.

A Democratic Unionist Party politician, he was first elected to North Down Borough Council in 2001 and left Council in December 2013. He was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2003 for the constituency of North Down and returned again in 2007, 2011, 2016 and again in 2017 where he topped the poll for North Down increasing his vote each Election.Easton stood in the 2017 Westminster election and polled 14,940 votes, nearly unseating the siting MP.

Easton supported a bill to help those with autism, saying, "Of all the legislation that the Assembly has passed, this Bill means most to me. It is the one that I will probably remember best from the past four years, and I hope that I have helped to play a small part in moving it forward."[1]

Married, he is a member of the Orange Order and the Church of Ireland. He served on the North Down Policing Partnership.[2]


  1. ^ "Alex Easton DUP". Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Profile,; accessed 3 March 2017.

External links[edit]

Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Jane Morrice
MLA for North Down