|Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
26 November 2003 – 31 December 2015
|Preceded by||John Tierney|
|Succeeded by||Gerard Diver|
4 November 1958 |
Derry, Northern Ireland
He is the current SDLP Spokesperson for Employment and Learning, and is Chief Whip of the Party. He is a member of several All-Party Groups, such as Diabetes, Learning Disability and Pro-life.
He has been subject to numerous attacks on his home in the Bogside and his young daughter was injured in an attack on his office. The attackers were reported to be dissident republicans. It is reported he has been forced out of his home and will be relocating to the Waterside area of Derry.
|Mayor of Derry
|Northern Ireland Assembly|
|MLA for Foyle