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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 (110)

Time to extend marriage equality across Ireland - Fearon22 May, 2016

Make grá the law throughout Ireland - Fearon23 April, 2016

Ireland north and south is better in the EU - Fearon7 March, 2016

No room for sexism in society - Fearon9 February, 2016

Fearon welcomes Assembly Women's Week8 February, 2016

Fearon encourages young people to make sure their voice is heard4 February, 2016

Invest NI-IDA urged to usher in fresh start in cross-border co-operation8 December, 2015

Economic inequalities in border areas must be addressed - Fearon10 November, 2015

Criminals have nothing to offer local community6 November, 2015

Fearon welcomes passing of Children's Services Bill3 November, 2015

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