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Name: Rev Dr R.T. William McCrea
Party: Democratic Unionist Party
Constituency: Mid Ulster
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Place and Date of Birth: Stewartstown, Co Tyrone
06 .08.1948
Married: Yes
Family: 2 sons 3 daughters 4 grandchildren

Cookstown Grammar School
Theological College of Free Presbyterian Church of Ireland
Hon Doctorate of Divinity from Mariette Bible College, Ohio, USA

Occupation and brief
outline of career:

Former Civil Servant, Department of Health and Social Services.
Church Minister, Calvary Free Presbyterian Church, Magherafelt.
Gospel recording artist

Brief outline of public/
political career:

1973 to present - Magherafelt District Council.
1977 to 1981 & 2002 to 2003 - Chairman of the Council.
1982 to 1986 - Member of Northern Ireland Assembly.
1996 to 1998 - Member of Northern Ireland Forum for Political Dialogue.
1998 - present - Member of Northern Ireland Assembly.
1993 to 1997 - Member of Parliament for Mid Ulster.
2000 to 2001 - Member of Parliament for South Antrim.
1998 to 2003 - Chairman of Environment Committee,
Member of Assembly Committee on Procedures.
Deputy Whip of DUP Assembly Party.
Vice-chairman of DUP Central Executive Committee.

Other memberships/ interests/

DUP spokesperson on the Environment.
Main areas of interest; Planning, Farming and Rural Development.
Member of the Loyal Orange Order.
Member of Royal Black Institute and Apprentice Boys of Derry.