The Commission

Introduction

Appointments to the Commission are made under Schedule 1 of the Parliamentary Constituencies Act 1986 which specifies that the chairman of the Commission is the Speaker of the House of Commons, as is the case for the parliamentary boundary commissions in England, Scotland and Wales.

Members

The Deputy Chairman of the Commission is a judge of the High Court appointed by the Lord Chief Justice of Northern Ireland. The other two Commissioners are appointed by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland through a public appointments process. The Commission is supported in its work by a small Secretariat.

Chairman: The Speaker of the House of Commons
Deputy Chairman: The Hon Madam Justice McBride, DBE, QC
Members: Dr William Smith
Ms Sarah Havlin
Assessors:

Mr Alan Bronte, Commissioner of Valuation for Northern Ireland
Ms Siobhan Carey, The Registrar General in Northern Ireland
Mr John Deyermond, Chief Survey Officer of Land & Property Services
Ms Virginia McVea, Chief Electoral Officer for Northern Ireland

Secretary: Mr Eamonn McConville
Address:
Boundary Commission for Northern Ireland
The Bungalow
Stormont House
Stormont Estate
Belfast
BT4 3SH
Telephone number: 028 90527821
Email: contact@boundarycommission.org.uk