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Alex Maskey

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Alex MaskeyAlex Maskey is from Andersonstown in West Belfast and is married to Liz with two children. He was elected the first republican Mayor of Belfast in 2002 and was widely acclaimed for the inclusive approach he adopted in carrying out his role. He was the first Sinn Féin Councillor to be elected to Belfast City Council when he won a by-election in 1983.

Despite years of physical and verbal abuse inside the council chamber from Unionists and Loyalists he spearheaded our drive into City Council and we are now the largest party in Belfast. He has overcome two attempts on his life by loyalist murder squads and continues to be both a committed community activist and a senior negotiator for the party.

He is a key party strategist and was a member of the Sinn Féin negotiating team. A former head of the West Belfast Partnership which worked for the economic development of the area.

Elected a Sinn Féin Councillor for Laganbank in South Belfast in 2001 and as a peace negotiator in 1996. He was elected as Assembly member for West Belfast in 1998 and during the last Assembly he served as the party's Chief Whip.

He served on several Assembly committees including the Finance and Personnel Committee and is a member of the party Ard Chomhairle. He has travelled extensively for the party at home and internationally to promote the Irish peace process.

He was elected MLA for South Belfast in November 2003. Alex was re-elected as a Councillor for the Laganbank ward in 2005, a position which he gave up in 2010 in line with Sinn Féin's policy on dual-mandates, allowing him to focus on his work as an Assembly member on behalf of the people of South Belfast.

He is currently the Chairperson of the DSD Committee and also a member of the OFMDFM Committee.

Constituency Office:
178 Bothar Ormeau
BT7 2ED
Béal Feirste
Phone: 02890 243194
Email: sandebelfastsinnfein@gmail.com
Mon- Fri 9.30am – 4.30pm

Stormont office:
Room 319
Parliament Buildings
Stormont
Belfast
BT4 3XX
Phone: 028 90 5 21224

Last updated: 2nd July 2013

Statements (247)

Need to address flooding risk in Belfast17 October, 2014

DUP attempting to undermine inquiry - Maskey16 October, 2014

Maskey expresses condolences following road death15 October, 2014

Maskey to speak at ICTU welfare cuts event1 October, 2014

Benefit freeze a further attack on the welfare state - Maskey29 September, 2014

Maskey appeals for vigilance after arson attacks24 September, 2014

Working class unionists can't depend on DUP - Maskey24 September, 2014

Bring welfare legislation to the Assembly - Maskey23 September, 2014

Peace process continues to inspire across the globe1 September, 2014

Unionists can't hide from talks - Maskey18 August, 2014

Assembly Members (29)



Constituency:
Fermanagh/South Tyrone

Bronwyn McGahan

Twitter: www.twitter.com/BronwynMcGahan
Facebook: www.facebook.com/bronwyn.mcgahan
Email: Bronwyn.mcgahan@mla.niassembly.gov.uk


Constituency:
South Down

Caitríona Ruane

Email: ruanec1@gmail.com
Phone: 41754283



Constituency:
Newry/Armagh

Cathal Boylan

Phone: 90418351


Constituency:
East Derry

Cathal Ó hOisín

Facebook: www.facebook.com/CathalOHoisin
Phone: 02877742488




Constituency:
West Tyrone

Declan McAleer

Twitter: www.twitter.com/mc_mla
Facebook: www.facebook.com/declan.mcaleer
Website: www.westtyronesinnfein.com


Constituency:
West Belfast

Fra McCann

Email: framccann@hotmail.com



Constituency:
Mid Ulster

Ian Milne

Website: www.midulstersinnfein.ie



Constituency:
Upper Bann

John O'Dowd

Twitter: www.twitter.com/JohnODowdSF
Phone: 028 38 349675


Constituency:
Foyle

Maeve McLaughlin

Website: www.derrysinnfein.ie
E-Mail: foyleassembly@gmail.com
Phone: 71 377551


Constituency:
Mid Ulster

Martin McGuinness

Tel: 028 8676 5850
Email Martin here.
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Constituency:
Newry/Armagh

Mickey Brady

Email: mickey.brady28@gmail.com
Phone: 02830261693



Constituency:
East Antrim

Oliver McMullan

Facebook: www.facebook.com/east.antrimsf
Email: eastantrimsinnfein@gmail.com
Phone:
02890520370


Constituency:
West Belfast

Pat Sheehan

Pat Sheehan, a 52-year-old Gaeilgeoir and former Hungerstriker gained a degree in Philosophy and Politics with First Class Honours while imprisoned. 




Constituency:
West Belfast

Rosaleen McCorley

Tel: 02890 808404
Email:


Constituency:
Fermanagh/South Tyrone

Sean Lynch

Website: www.fermanaghsouthtyronesf.com
Email: Sean.lynch122@gmail.com


Constituency:
West Belfast

Sue Ramsey

Tel: 90808404

Alex Maskey