Gerry McHugh

Former Independent MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone

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Former Independent MLA for Fermanagh and South Tyrone

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 24 March 2011 — Dissolved for election

Party was Sinn Féin until 3 Dec 2007

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Enterprise, Trade and Investment: Tourism 17 Jan 2011

    A Cheann Comhairle, I refer to the situation that we have seen happen to Michaela Harte while on honeymoon out of this country. Will the Minister seek guarantees, at the very least, from those who will come over here on a damage limitation exercise following the awful happenings to that family? Something good might come out of it if we can get guarantees that our people, our young people, on...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Energy Bill: Consideration Stage 13 Dec 2010

    I am not prepared to say that I was wrong in making a defence of those who are not able to pay. The fact is that there is a broad-brush attack on those in that category, because the well off will never have to face that situation. Quite a lot of them do not actually pay their bills, but it is more unlikely that it was aimed for that purpose. I have no difficulty in defending my position on...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Energy Bill: Consideration Stage 13 Dec 2010

    Go raibh maith agat, a LeasCheann Comhairle. I want to comment on the amendments. As others have done, I thank the Minister and the Committee staff for the work that they have done on the Bill, which is no simple matter. It is important to stress that we must not simply rubber-stamp everything that comes in here, including parity legislation from the British side or anywhere else, and merely...

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