Pat Ramsey

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Pat Ramsey
Pat Ramsey.jpg
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Foyle
In office
26 November 2003 – 31 December 2015
Preceded by John Tierney
Succeeded by Gerard Diver
Personal details
Born (1958-11-04) 4 November 1958 (age 58)
Derry, Northern Ireland
Nationality Irish
Political party SDLP
Spouse(s) Chris Ramsey
Children 1
Religion Roman Catholicism
Website Official website

Pat Ramsey is a retired Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) politician from Derry, Northern Ireland. He is a former Mayor of Derry and was elected as a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly from 2003, and at each subsequent election until he stepped down in 2015. 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.[citation needed]

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.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Attack on Pat Ramsey blamed on dissident republicans, bbc.co.uk; accessed 15 May 2016.

External links[edit]

  • Profile, SDLP.ie; accessed 15 May 2016.
Civic offices
Preceded by
Joe Millar
Mayor of Derry
1999-2000
Succeeded by
Cathal Crumley
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
John Tierney
MLA for Foyle
2003 -
Succeeded by
Gerard Diver