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Frank Millar Jrfor the journalist and former politician, and Frank Millerfor similarly named people."
Frank Millar (1925 -
13 May 2001) was a Northern Irish unionist politician.
Millar worked in the
shipyards, where he became a shop steward, before becoming a founder member of Ulster Protestant Actionin 1956." [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/imported/article1079623.ece Councillor a legend in local government] ", " Belfast Telegraph"]
Millar was first elected to
Belfast City Councilin 1972, representing Dock," [http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/imported/article823775.ece Millar faces cancer battle] ", " Belfast Telegraph"] then the Antrim and Shore Road areas. He held his seat at each subsequent election until retiring in 1993. He was Deputy Lord Mayor of Belfastin 1981-2 and 1992-3.
Millar was also elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1973 for Belfast North as an
Ulster Unionist Partyanti- Sunningdale Agreementcandidate. He held his seat on the Northern Ireland Constitutional Conventionin 1975 as an independent Unionist, and for the 1982 Northern Ireland Assembly.
In 1986, Millar was fined £100 for describing supporters of
Cliftonville F.C.as "Republican bastards". Two years later, he called for Irish Travellers to be "incinerated", while in 1989, he was fined £50 for punching Democratic Unionist Partycouncillor Sammy Wilson. He also faced criticism for describing Nelson Mandelaas a "black Provo", and gay people as "deviants".
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