Jim Allister (Outgoing)
Traditional Unionist Voice
TUV leader Jim Allister is a former barrister and MEP who left the DUP - a party he helped to found - in 2007 following the St Andrew's Agreement. He was first elected to the Assembly in 2011 and has been a member of the Social Development, Employment and Learning, Procedures and Finance Committees. In 2013, his private member’s bill on special advisors was passed by the Assembly. He retained his seat in 2016.