Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown

Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown is a Democratic Unionist Party Life peer who has sat under this title in the Lords since 19 June 2018. His full title is The Rev. Dr the Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown, and his given name is William McCrea. Prior to joining the Lords, he sat in the Commons as an MP, and was first elected in 2005.

Parliamentary career

Find out about the Parliamentary career of Lord McCrea of Magherafelt and Cookstown, including posts and roles held.

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Representations

South Antrim
Elected 3 times
21 September 2000 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Mid Ulster
Elected 4 times
9 June 1983 - 1 May 1997
Commons

Elections contested

South Antrim
7 May 2015
Commons
South Antrim
7 June 2001
Commons
Mid Ulster
1 May 1997
Commons
Belfast South
4 March 1982
Commons

House membership

Commons
Dr William McCrea
5 May 2005 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Rev Dr William McCrea
21 September 2000 - 7 June 2001
Commons
Rev Dr William McCrea
23 January 1986 - 1 May 1997
Commons
Rev Dr William McCrea
9 June 1983 - 17 December 1985

Opposition posts

Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Justice)
Opposition Department
1 June 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Shadow DUP Spokesperson (Home Affairs)
Opposition Department
1 June 2010 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Communities and Local Government)
Department for Communities and Local Government
1 June 2009 - 6 May 2010
Commons
Shadow DUP Leader of the House of Commons
Opposition Department
1 June 2009 - 30 March 2015
Commons
Shadow Spokesperson (Environment, Food and Rural Affairs)
Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
1 June 2005 - 6 May 2010
Commons

Committee memberships

Draft House of Lords Reform Bill (Joint Committee)
23 June 2011 - 26 March 2012
Commons
Public Accounts Commission
12 July 2010 - 26 January 2011
Commons
Panel of Chairs
16 November 2006 - 30 March 2015
Commons