How many MLA are there in Northern Ireland?

How many MLA are there in Northern Ireland?

The public elect 90 Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs). There are five MLAs elected to each of the 18 constituencies across Northern Ireland.

How many members does the Northern Ireland Assembly have 108?

The Northern Ireland Assembly consists of 90 elected Members – five from each of the 18 Westminster constituencies. Its role is primarily to scrutinise and make decisions on the issues dealt with by Government Departments and to consider and make legislation.

Who is in the Northern Ireland Assembly?

Northern Ireland Assembly
deputy First Minister Vacant since 4 February 2022
Seats 90
Assembly political groups Executive (81) DUP (26) U Sinn Féin (26) N SDLP (12) N UUP (10) U Alliance (7) O Opposition (8) Green (2) O TUV (1) U PBP (1) O Independent Unionist (3) U Independent (1) O Speaker (1) Speaker (1)

How much does an MLA in Northern Ireland earn?

The basic salary for an MLA is £55,000, while the Speaker, ministers and committee chairs receive an additional ‘Office Holders Salary’ on top of their basic salary.

Who is the MLA for North Down?

North Down (Assembly constituency)

North Down
Created 1973
Seats 6 (1996–2016) 5 (2017–)
MLAs Alan Chambers (UUP) Stephen Dunne (DUP) Alex Easton (Independent Unionist) Andrew Muir (APNI) Rachel Woods (GP)
Districts Ards and North Down Borough Council

Who is MLA for North Belfast?

Belfast North (Assembly constituency)

Belfast North
Created 1973
Seats 5 (1982–1998, 2017–present) 6 (1973–1982, 1998–2017)
MLAs Paula Bradley (DUP) William Humphrey (DUP) Gerry Kelly (SF) Nichola Mallon (SDLP) Carál Ní Chuilín (SF)
City council Belfast City Council

How many MSPs are there?

Of the 129 MSPs, 73 are elected to represent first past the post constituencies and are known as “Constituency MSPs”.

How many Assembly members are there in the UK?

The House of Commons is an elected body consisting of 650 members known as members of Parliament (MPs).

Is MLA and MP same?

From each constituency, the people elect one representative who then becomes a member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA). Each state has between seven and nine MLAs for every Member of Parliament (MP) that it has in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s bicameral parliament.

Who is the leader of the NI Assembly?

First Ministers and deputy First Ministers

First Minister of Northern Ireland Elections
Name (Birth–Death) Constituency Term of office
Arlene Foster (b. 1970) Fermanagh and South Tyrone 11 January 2020 2017
Paul Givan (b. 1981) Lagan Valley 17 June 2021
Offices vacant

What is first minister salary?

Salaries for Members of the Scottish Parliament from 1 April 2020 (£)

Office Additional Office holder’s salary Total salary
First Minister 93,391 157,861
Cabinet Secretary 48,449 112,919
Presiding Officer 48,449 112,919
Minister 30,351 94,821