Rt. Hon. Sir Jeffrey Donaldson

Parliamentary Chief Whip; Spokesman on Defence and business in the House of Commons

Lagan Valley Constituency

Sir Jeffrey Donaldson
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Jeffrey was first elected to the (1982-86) Northern Ireland Assembly in a by-election in 1985 aged 22. From 1983 to 1985 Jeffrey also served as Agent to the Rt Hon Enoch Powell MP.

In 1997 Jeffrey was elected as the Member of Parliament for Lagan Valley and he has been re-elected at every subsequent election.

In 2003 Jeffrey was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly and represented Lagan Valley at Stormont until he stepped down in 2010. Whilst an Assembly Member Jeffrey served as Chairman of the Assembly & Executive Review Committee and subsequently as a Junior Minister in the Office of First Minister and Deputy First Minister with special responsibility for issues including children and young people, policy on older people and support for the victims of terrorism.

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