Joan Carson

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Joan Carson
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Fermanagh & South Tyrone
In office
25 June 1998 – 26 November 2003
Preceded by Constituency created
Succeeded by Arlene Foster
Personal details
Born (1935-01-29) 29 January 1935 (age 82)
Enniskillen, Northern Ireland
Nationality British
Political party Ulster Unionist Party
Residence Enniskillen
Alma mater Stranmillis University College
Profession Teacher

Joan Carson (born 29 January 1935) is a Unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Born in Enniskillen, Carson studied at Enniskillen Collegiate School and Stranmillis College before working as a teacher. In 1997 she was elected to Dungannon Borough Council for the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP), and at the 1998 Northern Ireland Assembly election, she was elected in Fermanagh and South Tyrone.[1] In 1996 he was an unsuccessful candidate in the Northern Ireland Forum election in Fermanagh and South Tyrone.[2]

Carson stood down from her council seat in 2001[3] and from her Assembly seat at the 2003 election.[4] She is currently a UUP party officer.[5]


Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
New creation
MLA for Fermanagh & South Tyrone
Succeeded by
Arlene Foster