Gordon Lyons, Minister for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive

Gordon Lyons, Minister for the Economy, Northern Ireland Executive

He has been a DUP Member of the Legislative Assembly for East Antrim since August 2015 and had previously been elected to Mid and East Antrim Borough Council in 2014. Mr Lyons previously held the Northern Ireland Assembly positions of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Minister, Junior Minister in The Executive Office, deputy chair of the Health Committee and chair of the Committee on Procedures.

The Economy Minister’s responsibilities include economic policy, higher and further education, employment and skills programmes, employment rights, consumer affairs, energy, telecoms, tourism, minerals and petroleum, European Fund management, Insolvency Service, Credit Unions and Societies, and statistics and economic research.