Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council

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Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
History
Founded1 April 2015
Preceded byBallymoney Borough Council
Coleraine Borough Council
Limavady Borough Council
Moyle District Council
Leadership
Mayor
Councillor Sean Bateson, Sinn Féin
Deputy Mayor
Alderman Sharon McKillop, Democratic Unionist Party
Structure
Seats40
Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council 2019.svg
Political groups
     DUP (14)
     Sinn Féin (9)
     UUP (7)
     SDLP (6)
     Alliance (2)
     PUP (1)
     Independent (1)
Elections
Last election
2 May 2019
Website
http://www.causewaycoastandglens.gov.uk/

Causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council is a local authority in Northern Ireland that was established on 1 April 2015. It covers most of the northern coast of Northern Ireland and replaced Ballymoney Borough Council, Coleraine Borough Council, Limavady Borough Council and Moyle District Council. The first elections to the authority were on 22 May 2014 and it acted as a shadow authority, prior to the creation of the Causeway Coast and Glens district on 1 April 2015.

Mayoralty[edit]

Mayor[edit]

From To Name Party
2015 2016 Michelle Knight-McQuillan DUP
2016 2017 Maura Hickey SDLP
2017 2018 Joan Baird UUP
2018 2019 Brenda Chivers Sinn Féin
2018 2019 Sean Bateson Sinn Féin

Deputy Mayor[edit]

From To Name Party
2015 2016 Darryl Wilson UUP
2016 2017 James McCorkell DUP
2017 2018 Cathal McLaughlin Sinn Féin
2018 2019 Trevor Clarke DUP
2019 2020 Sharon McKillop DUP

Councillors[edit]

For the purpose of elections the council is divided into seven district electoral areas (DEA):[1]

Area Seats
Ballymoney 7
Bann 5
Benbradagh 5
Causeway 7
Coleraine 6
Limavady 5
The Glens 5

Seat summary[edit]

Party Elected
2014
Elected
2019
DUP 11 14
Sinn Féin 7 9
UUP 10 7
SDLP 6 6
Alliance 1 2
PUP 1 1
TUV 3 0
Independents 1 1

Councillors by electoral area[edit]

Current council members
District electoral area Name Party
Ballymoney Darryl Wilson UUP
John Finlay DUP
Leanne Peacock Sinn Féin
Tom McKeown UUP
Alan McLean DUP
Ivor Wallace DUP
Cathal McLaughlin Sinn Féin
Bann Sean Bateson Sinn Féin
Adrian McQuillan DUP
Richard Holmes UUP
Michelle Knight-McQuillan DUP
Helena Dallat O'Driscoll SDLP
Benbradagh Seán McGlinchey Sinn Féin
Orla Beattie SDLP
Kathleen McGurk Sinn Féin
Dermot Nicholl Sinn Féin
Edgar Scott DUP
Causeway Mark Fielding DUP
Chris McCaw Alliance
Sharon McKillop DUP
John McAuley DUP
Norman Hillis UUP
Sandra Hunter UUP
Angela Mulholland SDLP
Coleraine Russell Watton PUP
Philip Anderson DUP
Stephanie Quigley SDLP
Yvonne Boyle Alliance
George Duddy DUP
William McCandless UUP
Limavady Alan Robinson DUP
Brenda Chivers Sinn Féin
James McCorkell DUP
Aaron Callan DUP
Ashleen Schenning SDLP
The Glens Ambrose Martin Laverty Independent
Cara McShane Sinn Féin
Oliver McMullan Sinn Féin
Margret Anne McKillop SDLP
Joan Baird UUP

Co-opted to fill a vacancy since the election.
New party affiliation since the election.
Last update 20 September 2019.
[2]

For further details see 2019 Causeway Coast and Glens District Council election.

Population[edit]

The area covered by the new Council has a population of 140,877 residents according to the 2011 Northern Ireland census.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.deac-ni.org/index/current-review-of-district-electoral-areas/final_ni_overview__300dpi_a1_.pdf[permanent dead link]
  2. ^ "Open Council Data UK - Northern Ireland councils". opencouncildata.co.uk. Retrieved 26 November 2017.
  3. ^ "NI Census 2011 - Key Statistics Summary Report, September 2014" (PDF). NI Statistics and Research Agency. Retrieved 28 September 2014.