Joanne Bunting
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Joanne Bunting
Joanne Bunting

Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Belfast East

May 2016
Peter Robinson
Personal details
Born (1974-06-07) June 7, 1974 (age 46)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Political partyDemocratic Unionist Party

Joanne Bunting (born 7 June 1974) is a Democratic Unionist Party politician from Northern Ireland. She has been an MLA for Belfast East since the 2016 election.[1]

Bunting was educated at Braniel Primary School and Grosvenor High School. As an elected representative, she served as a Councillor in Castlereagh for 11 years, from 2000 to 2011, and as Mayor in 2004/05.

For 18 years she worked at the Northern Ireland Assembly. In 2016 Bunting was elected on the first count to the Northern Ireland Assembly to represent the people of East Belfast.

Bunting is a member of the Northern Ireland Policing Board, and serves on the Committee on Standards and Privileges, the Assembly All Party Group on Epilepsy, and the Assembly All Party Group on Tourism.


  1. ^ "East Belfast: Bunting flies high, and Long climbs Hill again". Belfast Telegraph. 9 May 2016. Retrieved 2017.

Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Peter Robinson
MLA for East Belfast

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