The Northern Ireland Assembly was dissolved at 00:01 on Thursday 26 January, 2017. The elections will take place on Thursday 2 March, 2017.

Principal Officers and Officials

Office of The Speaker

 
The Speaker Robin Newton MLA
Principal Deputy Speaker Caitriona Ruane MLA
Deputy Speakers Danny Kennedy MLA
Patsy McGlone MLA
   

The Assembly Commission

 
Chairperson The Speaker
   
Member

Mr Jim Wells MLA

Member Mr Alex Maskey MLA
Member Mr Robin Swann MLA
Member Mr Alex Attwood MLA
Member Mr Stewart Dickson MLA
   

Principal Officers

 
Clerk to the Assembly /

Chief Executive

Lesley Hogg
   

Director of Parliamentary Services

Dr Gareth McGrath

Director of Facilities

Stephen Welch

Director of Corporate Services

Richard Stewart

Director of Legal & Governance Services

Tara Caul
   
Examiner of Statutory Rules Angela Kelly
   
Clerk Assistant Damien Martin
Clerk Assistant Paul Gill
Editor of Debates Simon Burrowes
   
Adviser to the Speaker / Head of Corporate Support                        Robin Ramsey
   
Comptroller and Auditor General: Kieran Donnelly
   
Northern Ireland Public Services Ombudsman Marie Anderson

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