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Gerry Kelly

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Gerry Kelly was one of Sinn Féin's negotiating team during the years leading up to The Good Friday Agreement and after. He  is the party's Policing spokesperson. One of Sinn Fein's two MLA's for North Belfast, Gerry served in the Executive as Junior Minister from 2007 to 2011 and is currently deputy Chief Whip for the Assembly team.

First elected in North Belfast in the 1996 Forum elections, Gerry was then elected as an MLA in 1998 and is a prominent campaigner on issues of justice, equality and rights.

Former hunger striker, escapee from Long Kesh, and published poet, Gerry plays an active role in international conflict resolution processes ranging from the Philippines to  The Basque country and Burma/Myanmar.

He is Chair of the Assembly Procedures Committee.  

One of Sinn Féin's three members on the Policing Board, he is also Chair of the Resource Committee of the Board.

Statements (591)

Kelly extends solidarity to bus drivers8 November, 2021

Kelly condemns burning of bus in Rathcoole7 November, 2021

Brandon Lewis ‘tone deaf’ when it comes to victims of the conflict - Kelly27 October, 2021

British government must end stalling on Pat Finucane public inquiry - Kelly18 October, 2021

British Government amnesty plan would cover up Glenanne Gang collusion - Kelly12 October, 2021

Burns needs to stop the stalling and implement legacy agreement - Kelly6 October, 2021

Stormont House legacy mechanisms need to be implemented in full - Kelly4 October, 2021

Kelly welcomes opposition of Council of Europe’s Commissioner for Human Rights to proposed amnesty23 September, 2021

British armed forces cannot be placed above the rule of law - Kelly16 September, 2021

Kelly welcomes publication of Queen’s University report on amnesty proposals7 September, 2021

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