William Hay (politician)


William Hay (politician)

Infobox Politician | name=William Hay MLA


imagesize = 150px
term_start=1998
term_end=
predecessor=
successor=
birth_date=1950
birth_place=Donegal, Republic of Ireland
constituency=Foyle
party=Democratic Unionist Party
office=MLA
spouse=
website= [http://www.dup.org.uk/WilliamHay.asp DUP profile]

William Hay MLA (born 1950) is a Democratic Unionist Party politician and Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Born in Donegal, Republic of Ireland, Hay was elected to Derry City Council in Northern Ireland in 1981. He served as Mayor in 1993 and Deputy Mayor in 1992, and was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998 as a Democratic Unionist. Hay was elected Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly on 8 May 2007. He is a member of the Northern Ireland Housing Council and the Londonderry Port and Harbour Commission. [http://www.londonderryport.com/personnel.htm] and in 2001 became a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board.

External links

* [http://www.dup-londonderry.co.uk/hay.html Londonderry DUP profile]
* [http://www.niassembly.gov.uk/Speakers_Office/Speaker_home.htm NI Assembly - Speaker of the Northern Ireland Assembly]
* [http://www.dup.org.uk/WilliamHay.asp DUP party website profile]


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