Welcome to the Website of Peter Weir MLA
Peter Weir has been involved in politics for more than twenty years, and first represented the North Down Constituency in the Northern Ireland Forum.
Peter is a DUP Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly, representing North Down since 1998, and also serves on North Down Borough Council, having been first elected in 2005 representing the Ballyholme and Groomsport Ward.
you can keep in touch using the contact page, find out more about North Down, stay up to date with all my latest press releases, get details of local advice surgeries, find useful links and much more.
Thanks for visiting and I look forward to hearing from you.'
Cllr Peter Weir MLA
* See below for all the latest press releases *
Loyal Orders - As a member of both the Orange Order and the Royal Black Preceptory, I proudly support the traditions and positive influence of the Loyal Orders. I support the right of freedom of assembly and the right to parade. I believe that those opposed to traditional marches are showing cultural and religious intolerance. I believe that the abolition of the Parades Commission would ease community tensions and is long overdue. I welcomed the derating of Orange and other community halls. I chaired the Assembly Committee that looked at Government legislation providing compensation for halls who have suffered criminal damage, and I am pleased that Government agreed with our recommendation to drop the so called sunset clause form the draft legislation.
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