Steven Agnew

Steven Agnew to step aside as MLA for North Down

Thursday 11 September 2019

Steven Agnew of the Green Party NI is stepping aside as MLA for North Down for a new career outside of politics.

Steven Agnew has served as an MLA for eight years and is a former leader of the party. He will take up a new role in the renewables industry sector at the start of October.

Steven Agnew said: “I’m looking forward to new challenges ahead and I’ll leave Parliament Buildings with great memories and in the knowledge that I’ve made a positive difference.

“The party will announce a new MLA for North Down in the coming weeks. I know that my successor will be a committed public servant and do everything possible to take on the political and environmental challenges ahead.”

Green Party Leader Clare Bailey MLA added:

“Steven has served the people of North Down well over the past 8 years. When Steven was our sole MLA he delivered the Children’s Services Co-operation Act – his record speaks for itself and we wish him every success in the future.”


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