Chris Hazzard

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Chris Hazzard
Chris Hazzard.jpg
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for South Down
Assumed office
13 April 2012
Preceded by Willie Clarke
Personal details
Born 20 August 1984 (age 29)
Drumaness, County Down, Northern Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party Sinn Féin

Chris Hazzard (born 20 August 1984) is an Irish Sinn Féin politician who was selected by his party as a member (MLA) of the Northern Ireland Assembly to represent the South Down constituency in April 2012.[1] He replaced his party colleague Willie Clarke, who had retired to concentrate on his local council work. A Gaelic Athletic Association member and PhD candidate at Queen's University Belfast, Hazzard was at the time of his selection the youngest MLA.[2]


  1. ^ Hazzard to represent South Down, Newry Times, 17 April 2012
  2. ^ Sinn Féin South Down MLA Youngest at Stormont, Down News, 4 April 2012
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Willie Clarke
MLA for South Down
2012 -
Succeeded by