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Jennifer has been an active republican since the 1970s and served 10 years in Armagh Prison as a political prisoner.

Married with three children she lives in the Colin area and has worked for many years in the community, including as a family support worker with the Falls Community Council.

Co-opted to Lisburn Council in 2006 Jennifer was elected to the Assembly as an MLA the following year.

A Junior Minister in the last Assembly term, she has also served as Sinn Fein's Chief Whip and chaired the Finance & Personnel Committee.

Jennifer's focus has been on equality issues, working with the community sector, victims and young people. She is also on the Sinn Féin negotiating team dealing with the legacy of the past.

A vote for Jennifer McCann will be a vote for the party which has been at the heart of defending the rights of the entire community.

Statements (393)

Jennifer McCann welcome growth of Bobby Sands Gaeltacht Scholarships27 May, 2016

Jennifer McCann travels to Cuba for Colombian peace process talks18 May, 2016

Compensation for victims and survivors of institutional abuse a strong acknowledgement - McCann16 May, 2016

Survivors of Historical Institutional Abuse need redress - McCann20 April, 2016

Robbers who stole pensioner's life savings ‘despicable’ - McCann16 April, 2016

McCann backs calls for panel of redress for victims of abuse15 March, 2016

McCann condemns Dunmurry alert9 March, 2016

Twinbrook shooting condemned - McCann24 February, 2016

Minister McCann announces £1.1m fund to help ethnic minority groups12 February, 2016

McCann welcomes extension of Women's Centre Childcare Fund10 February, 2016

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