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Megan Fearon has been a Sinn Féin MLA for Newry Armagh since 2012. She first took her seat after graduating from Queens University in Politics, Philosophy and Economics.

She has since been elected in both 2016 and 2017 elections and remains the youngest member of the Assembly.

In the last Assembly mandate Megan served as Junior Minister to Martin McGuinness in The Executive Office.

She has been an active member of Sinn Féin since 2007. A native of South Armagh, Megan is passionate about the area and its people and prioritising investment into the neglected border corridor.

During her time in the Assembly Megan has been a member of the Finance, Economy and OFMDFM Committees as well as the All Party Group for Children and Young People and was Vice Chair of the All Party Group on Women, Peace and Security.

As party spokesperson on Equality and Social Justice, Megan has fought for many Equality issues in the Assembly and throughout Ireland not least including the fight for LGBT rights and protections.

Megan has been vocal on the need for increasing the level of women in politics, the implementation of UNSCR 1325 the advancement of women's rights across the island.

Statements (124)

No place for discrimination in workplace - Fearon21 August, 2018

Fearon says attack on Kingsmill monument ‘despicable’30 July, 2018

Fearon encourages people to support Belfast Pride24 July, 2018

Fearon to address Galician National Day celebrations24 July, 2018

Fearon condemns ‘coordinated attacks’ on Republican memorials23 June, 2018

Discrimination against pregnant women should not be tolerated - Fearon19 June, 2018

Megan Fearon MLA commends Sinn Féin’s Women’s Health document ahead of weekend Ard Fheis13 June, 2018

Fearon urges support for Equality demos1 June, 2018

Fearon urges support for marriage equality demo29 May, 2018

Still long way to go to true freedom and equality for women - Fearon23 May, 2018

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