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Linda Dillon

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Linda Dillon is a Sinn Fein Councillor for Torrent elected in 2014 to the new Mid Ulster Council.

Linda took position as the first Chairperson in the newly formed Mid Ulster Council which was made up of the old Magherafelt, Cookstown & Dungannon council areas. Linda also sits on the Development committee in Council.

Originally from South Armagh Linda moved to Coalisland 10 years ago and has been working in the Sinn Fein Advice Centre in Coalisland since 2007 dealing with all types of constituency issues and welfare rights alongside Michelle O’Neill MLA.

Linda has been a republican activist for over 20 years joining her local Sinn Fein Cumann in South Armagh when she was 16 years old.

She has represented the party at various levels and is currently vice chair of Cuige Uladh. Linda has been married to Gerard for 15 years and has one daughter Sorcha, age 7.

Statements (189)

Dillon welcomes pilot scheme for free legal advice for victims of sex offences1 April, 2021

We will await outcome of PPS review - Dillon31 March, 2021

Assembly unanimously backs strategy to combat violence against women and girls – Dillon and Sheerin23 March, 2021

Dillon welcomes plan to strengthen ‘abuse of trust’ laws23 March, 2021

Strategy needed to combat violence against women and girls – Dillon11 March, 2021

‘No place for armed gangs’ – Dillon25 February, 2021

Dillon calls on Health Minister to legislate to preserve records from Mother and Baby Homes17 February, 2021

Dillon encourages people to take part in Stalking Bill consultation16 February, 2021

Dillon slams threats against journalist13 February, 2021

British government must resolve financial barriers to victims' pension - Dillon9 February, 2021

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