Edwin Poots MLA and Deputy Mayor of Lisburn.

Representing the Constituancy of Lagan Valley on issues such as Education, Health, Council, Policing, Electricity, Flooding, Housing, Planning, Transport, Roads, Social Security and Benefits.

If you would like to speak with us about the current issues or voice your concerns you will find support at your local constituency office.

  • Edwin Poots with Phillip McCallen

    Edwin Poots MLA and Phillip McCallen
  • Edwin Poots MLA and City Council

    Edwin Poots MLA City Council
  • Edwin Poots MLA presents Water Sports Award

    Edwin Poots MLA Sports Award
  • Edwin Poots MLA and Deputy Mayor of Lisburn

    Edwin Poots MLA Lisburn
  • Cllr Jenny Palmer, Mayor Allan Ewart, Alan Clarke and Edwin Poots at a recent exhibition in Bow Street, Lisburn, to highlight war years.

    Edwin Poots Exhibition War Years
Recent Key Speeches

2017-01-24 Public Inquiry on the Renewable Heat Incentive Sc…

I welcome the fact that we will have an independent means of getting to the truth. Given the maelstrom of information and misinformation that has been in the public arena, I would like to get to that truth as quickly as possible. Therefore, I would have preferred a different kind of inquiry, but nonetheless. Was there a discussion with the panel chair about how long it will take to conduct this inquiry? Will there be an early findings paper produced based on the initial findings? If so, how quickly can that be received, because I think that the public deserve answers quickly?

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2017-01-24 Community Halls Programme | Oral Answers to Ques…

7. Mr Poots asked the Minister for Communities to outline the demand and uptake for the community halls programme. (AQO 966/16-21)

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2017-01-24 Community Halls Programme | Oral Answers to Ques…

I thank the Minister for his reply and for his hard work over the last eight months. Was this scheme only for Orange halls to apply to? I notice some of the media are putting it out there as some sort of sectarian scheme. Was it available to all of the community? Maybe the Minister could tell us some of the organisations that benefited from this scheme.

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Lagan Valley Constituencies

Ballinderry, Ballymacash, Ballymacbrennan, Ballymacoss, Blaris, Derryaghy, Dromara, Dromore North, Dromore South, Drumbo, Glenavy, Gransha, Harmony Hill, Hilden, Hillhall, Hillsborough, Knockmore, Lagan Valley, Lambeg, Lisnagarvey, Maghaberry, Magheralave, Maze, Moira, Old Warren, Quilly, Seymour Hill, Tonagh, Wallace Park.