Paul Givan

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Paul Givan

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5th First Minister of Northern Ireland
In office
17 June 2021 – 4 February 2022[1]
Serving with Michelle O'Neill
Preceded byArlene Foster
Succeeded byMichelle O'Neill (designate)
Minister for Communities
In office
25 May 2016 – 26 January 2017
Preceded byLord Morrow
Succeeded byDeirdre Hargey
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Lagan Valley
Assumed office
14 June 2010
Preceded byJeffrey Donaldson
Councillor for Lisburn City Council
In office
2005–2013
WardLisburn Town North
Personal details
Born (1981-10-12) 12 October 1981 (age 40)
Lisburn, Northern Ireland
NationalityBritish
Political partyDemocratic Unionist Party
Spouse(s)Emma Givan
Children3
Alma materUniversity of Ulster

Paul Jonathan Givan (born 12 October 1981) is a Unionist politician from Northern Ireland representing the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Givan was First Minister of Northern Ireland from June 2021 to February 2022.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Kearney, Vincent (2022-02-03). "Paul Givan resigns as NI First Minister". {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. Kearney, Vincent (17 June 2021). "Givan, O'Neill installed as NI First and Deputy First Ministers". RTÉ News and Current Affairs. Archived from the original on 17 June 2021. Retrieved 17 June 2021.
  3. "Paul Givan resigns as NI First Minister". rte.ie. RTÉ News. 3 February 2022. Retrieved 3 February 2022.