Edwin Poots MLA
Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety
Edwin was first elected to Lisburn City Council in 1997, and was made Deputy Mayor of Lisburn on June 23rd 2008 until he stepped down in 2010 to concentrate on his Assembly duties.
This is currently Edwin’s fourth term as Assembly member for Lagan Valley having been successfully returned in 2011.
On 8 May 2007, he was appointed Minister of Culture, Arts and Leisure in the Northern Ireland Executive, a post he held until 9 June 2008.
Edwin is currently the Minister for Health, Social Services and Public Safety.