Paul Frew

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Paul Frew
Paul Frew.jpg
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for North Antrim
Assumed office
21 June 2010
Preceded by Ian Paisley, Jr
Personal details
Born (1974-09-20) 20 September 1974 (age 42)
Nationality British
Political party DUP

Paul Frew (born 20 September 1974) is a Unionist (DUP) politician in Northern Ireland. He was elected at the Northern Ireland local elections, 2005 for the Democratic Unionist Party to Ballymena Borough Council.

In 2010, he replaced Ian Paisley, Jr as a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for North Antrim.[1]

However the politician is most famous for his dad's role in illegal trade in Ballymena. In 2013 his father Robert Frew confessed to selling illegal, VAT-evading cigarettes, likely to have been brought to these shores by dissident republicans.[2]

A native of Broughshane, he is an electrician by trade and served in the Royal Irish Regiment.[3]


  1. ^ "Paul Frew selected as new MLA for North Antrim", Democratic Unionist Party
  2. ^ "[1]", Belfast Telegraph
  3. ^ "Paul Frew"
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Ian Paisley, Jr
MLA for North Antrim