Leslie Cree

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Leslie Cree
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for North Down
In office
26 November 2003 – 30 March 2016
Preceded by Sir John Gorman
Succeeded by Alan Chambers
Personal details
Born Robin Leslie Cree
(1941-07-15) 15 July 1941 (age 75)
Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland, UK
Nationality British
Political party Ulster Unionist Party
Alma mater Belfast College of Commerce
Profession Director
Religion Presbyterian
Website Official Website

Alderman Robin Leslie Cree, MBE (born 15 July 1941, Bangor, County Down) is a Unionist politician from Northern Ireland. He was an Ulster Unionist Party MLA for North Down from 2003-16.[1]

He was educated at Bangor Grammar School, Bangor Technical College and Belfast College of Commerce. Cree is a former Senior Executive and Director of a major International Energy Company. He has been a member of North Down Borough Council for Ballyholme and Groomsport from 1988 and is a member of all North Down Borough Council's Standing Committees. He was also Mayor and Deputy Mayor (1990–1992) of North Down. Cree was Chairman of the North Down District Policing Partnership (DPP) until his appointment to the Northern Ireland Policing Board in 2007. He is Director of the Holywood and Bangor Town Centre Management Company.

Personal life[edit]

  • He was named MBE for community service in 2001.
  • Alderman Cree is an Elder and Secretary of his local Church. He is also a member of Loyal and Masonic Orders.


  1. ^ Full nane, checkcompany.co.uk; accessed 5 July 2016.

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Civic offices
Preceded by
Denny Vitty
Mayor of North Down
1991 - 1992
Succeeded by
Brian Wilson
Preceded by
Stephen Farry
Mayor of North Down
2008 - 2009
Succeeded by
Tony Hill
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Sir John Gorman
MLA for North Down
2003 - 2016
Succeeded by
Alan Chambers