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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 (115)

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

Equality and anti-discrimination laws needs to be strengthened – Fearon21 May, 2018

"Time to embrace rights-based society" - Fearon17 May, 2018

Fearon offers condolences to Larkin family6 May, 2018

Fearon calls for a halt to cuts to Human Rights Commission27 April, 2018

Launch of Civil Conversations report important milestone in journey towards rights-based society - Fearon19 April, 2018

Sinn Fein welcomes Fawcett Sex Discrimination Law Review report27 March, 2018

Sinn Féin to hold LGBT public meeting6 March, 2018

Denial of marriage equality unsustainable – Fearon20 February, 2018

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

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