Trevor Clarke

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Trevor Clarke
Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for Antrim South
In office
7 March 2007 – 2 March 2017
Preceded by Paul Girvan
Personal details
Born (1967-07-28) 28 July 1967 (age 49)
Nationality British
Political party Democratic Unionist Party
Religion Presbyterian

Trevor Clarke (born 28 July 1967) is a Democratic Unionist Party politician in Northern Ireland. He was elected in 2007, and re-elected in 2011 to the Northern Ireland Assembly as a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) member for South Antrim: he was defeated in the 2017 election. He is active in the Orange order and attends Second Randalstown Presbyterian Church.

Trevor Clarke spoke out upon the discovery of a pipe bomb in Steeple saying, "Incidents of this kind need to stop immediately, and it is time people moved on from involvement in this mindless activity."[1]

Speaking in the assembly in November 2016, he confessed to not knowing that heterosexual individuals can contract HIV. A remark which was criticised by Elton John.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Viable pipe bomb found in Steeple - Antrim times". Antrim Times. Retrieved 23 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Sir Elton John criticises Trevor Clarke Aids comments BBC News 2 December 2016

Links[edit]

  • Profile, dup.org.uk; accessed 15 May 2016.
Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Paul Girvan
MLA for Antrim South
2007 - 2017
Succeeded by
Seat abolished