Council Members

What your Councillor does.

The role of councillors is to look after the interests of the people who elected them. The public may contact their councillor by letter, telephone, or stop them in the street with their views and problems.

There are many challenges confronting a councillor. They are:

Make up of Council

Local Government elections took place on 5th May 2011.

The make up of the Council is as follows:

Party Leaders:

DUP: Alderman Bill Kennedy
Sinn Féin: Councillor Philip McGuigan
UUP: Councillor Tom McKeown
SDLP: Alderman Harry Connolly
TUV: Councillor William Blair