Junior Minister (Northern Ireland)


Junior Minister (Northern Ireland)

Junior Minister is the name given to two positions in the Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister (OFMDFM) in Northern Ireland.

About

"The two Junior Ministers, Jeffrey Donaldson and Gerry Kelly, will assist them in carrying out the work of their department. They will be jointly accountable to the First Minister and deputy First Minister." [http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/about-ofmdfm/ministers.htm OFMDFM]

The incumbent Junior Ministers are Jeffrey Donaldson (Democratic Unionist Party) and Gerry Kelly (Sinn Féin). [http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/index/your-government/devolved-government.htm Northern Ireland Executive]

Responsibilities

The two Junior Ministers assist the First Minister and deputy First Minister in carrying out the work of their department OFMDFM. [http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk/index/about-ofmdfm/ministers.htm OFMDFM]

Pay

The salary of the Junior Ministers is £60,121 [http://gmtv.teo.ie/pdf/stormont.pdf Belfast Telegraph] (including MLA pay).

Junior Ministers

References

See also

* Office of the First Minister and deputy First Minister
* First Minister and deputy First Minister

External links

* [http://www.ofmdfmni.gov.uk OFMDFM]


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