Roy Beggs MLA represents the East Antrim Constituency in the Northern Ireland Assembly. He is a member of the Ulster Unionist Party.
He is married to Sandra and has 3 children. He is a member of Raloo Presbyterian Church and also volunteers as a Boys’ Brigade officer.
Roy is a member of the Social Development Committee. He is also a member of the Assembly’s Public Accounts Committee and serves as Deputy Speaker of the NI Assembly.
Roy has wide experience having been a local councillor for 10 years, a former vice-chairman of the Public Accounts Committee and a former vice-chairman of the Assembly’s Agriculture and Rural Development Committee. He has also previously served on the Environment, Regional Development, Health, Assembly Executive and Review and the Finance Committee.
Known for his tireless constituency work in East Antrim Roy has links with many organisations in the area. Roy takes a keen interest on issues relating to children and young people and serves as a Committee member on Horizon Sure Start and is Chairman of his local locality group.