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Jennifer McCann


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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 (413)

McCann condemns Poleglass murder20 October, 2016

McCann condemns Poleglass shooting17 October, 2016

Increase in sexual offences deeply concerning - McCann13 October, 2016

Dangers of scramblers and quads must be highlighted - McCann3 October, 2016

Panel of redress required for victims and survivors of child abuse - Jennifer McCann28 September, 2016

British government must release funding for legacy inquests - McCann22 September, 2016

Ballymurphy families walk out from meeting with Brokenshire – Jennifer McCann19 September, 2016

British government must end denial of justice to Ballymurphy families - McCann19 September, 2016

British must fulfil its responsibilities on legacy of the past - McCann14 September, 2016

McCann meets Justice Minister over quad and scrambler legislation18 August, 2016

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