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Raymond McCartney

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Raymond is married to Rose and they have a son, Conchúr.

A former political prisoner and Hunger Striker Raymond has been centrally involved in the formulation of Sinn Féin’s political programme for over twenty years.

First elected to the Assembly in 2004, Raymond has now served three terms at the Assembly.

He is Deputy Chairperson of the Justice Committee and Sinn Féin Assembly Group Leader.

Raymond has a keen interest in sport, and has worked closely with Derry City Football Club on the proposed regeneration of the Brandywell Stadium.

He is also an Irish language activist and advocate of the Irish medium education sector.

Raymond is also chairperson of Coiste na n-Iar Chimí, the umbrella group for organisations who work with political ex-prisoners and their families.

Statements (279)

McCartney expresses concern at number of children admitted to custody on short-term basis20 June, 2018

McCartney submits proposals to tackle anti-social behaviour7 June, 2018

'Resettlement an important part of rehabilitation process' - McCartney31 May, 2018

McCartney welcomes High Court decision on Daniel Hegarty killing23 May, 2018

‘Collaborative approach to justice needed’ - McCartney27 March, 2018

DUP should respect rights of Irish citizens - McCartney23 March, 2018

McCartney welcomes drug and alcohol courts16 March, 2018

IFA must accommodate Irish identity to recruit Irish players - McCartney7 March, 2018

Sinn Féin inquest call as Bradley visits Derry4 March, 2018

‘SDLP should focus on rights, not Theresa May’s feelings’ - McCartney13 February, 2018

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