Gregory Campbell (Outgoing)
Democratic Unionist Party
Gregory Campbell was first elected to Londonderry City Council in 1981 and represented the Waterside DEA until he stepped down in March 2011. He was also elected to the 1982 Assembly representing Co Londonderry, and the Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue in 1996. He was first elected as a member of the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998 representing the East Londonderry constituency and served as the Minister for Regional Development in 2000 - 2001. He also served as the Minister for Culture, Arts and Leisure in 2008 - 2009. He remained a member of the Assembly until he stepped down at the 2016 Assembly election. Mr Campbell was elected as the MP for East Londonderry in 2001 and was re-elected in 2005, 2010 and 2015. He has been the security spokesman for the DUP since 1994.