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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 (302)

Laws must be modernised to protect children from sexual exploitation - McCartney16 April, 2019

Ex-British army officer remarks adding to hurt of families - McCartney16 April, 2019

McCartney welcomes PPS announcement on Daniel Hegarty murder15 April, 2019

Soldier F support demo ‘an affront to grieving families’ - McCartney26 March, 2019

‘Human trafficking still a grave danger’ – McCartney20 March, 2019

‘No immunity or impunity for British troops’ – McCartney11 March, 2019

McCartney welcomes DNA retention policy move9 January, 2019

‘Bloody Sunday was a massacre of innocents’ - McCartney11 December, 2018

Sinn Féin welcome ‘belated’ release of Tony Taylor27 November, 2018

‘Review must mark beginning of justice reform’ - McCartney20 November, 2018

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