Colum Eastwood

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Colum Eastwood

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Eastwood in 2014
Leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party
Assumed office
14 November 2015
Preceded byAlasdair McDonnell
Member of Parliament
for Foyle
Assumed office
12 December 2019
Preceded byElisha McCallion
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Foyle
Assumed office
5 May 2011
Preceded byPól Callaghan
Personal details
Born (1983-04-30) 30 April 1983 (age 37)
Derry, Northern Ireland
NationalityIrish
Political partySDLP
Spouse(s)Rachael Eastwood
Children2
Alma materUniversity of Liverpool

Colum Eastwood MP MLA (born 30 April 1983) is an Irish politician. He is the leader of the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP) since 2015. He was elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly in 2011, and has since been re-elected.

He was also the SDLP candidate in the 2019 European Parliament election to represent Northern Ireland.[1] In December 2019 he was elected as Member of Parliament for Foyle.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Foyle results". BBC News – Election 2011. 11 May 2011. Retrieved 3 March 2017.