Michael Poole (politician)
|Member of the Falkland Islands Legislative Assembly|
7 November 2013 – 9 November 2017
|Preceded by||Dick Sawle|
|Succeeded by||Roger Spink|
|Born||4 October 1984|
Michael Poole (born 4 October 1984) is a British, Falkland Islands politician who served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for the Stanley constituency from 2013 to 2017. Poole was the first member of the Legislative Assembly to have been born after the Falklands War.
Prior to his election Poole was a Senior Economist and Statistical Analyst in the Policy Unit of the Falkland Islands Government. He had previously worked as a manager in the King Edward VII Memorial Hospital in Stanley and was a representative of a fishing industry association. In 2012 Poole travelled with a group of young islanders to promote the Falkland Islanders' right to self-determination at a meeting of the Special Committee on Decolonisation in New York City and later at the Commonwealth Youth Parliament in London.
- "Michael Poole makes history in landslide victory". Penguin News. 8 November 2013. Archived from the original on 24 September 2015. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- Stacey Bragger and Layla Crowie (16 June 2010). "FIRS Goes One To One With Michael Poole". Falkland Islands Radio Service. Falkland Islands News Network. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- "Falklands election delivers two new (and most voted) faces to the Legislative Assembly". MercoPress. 9 November 2013. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- "Young Falkland Islanders want to present strong message to Cristina Fernandez". MercoPress. 12 June 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- "Falklands after young leaders to attend Youth Parliamentary event in London". MercoPress. 20 July 2012. Retrieved 9 November 2013.
- "Falklands Development Corporation has a new Development Manager, Michael Poole". MercoPress. 20 August 2018. Retrieved 20 August 2018.
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