Lisburn and Castlereagh

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Party Seats
Democratic Unionist Party Seats 20
Ulster Unionist Party Seats 8
Alliance Party Seats 7
Social Democratic & Labour Party Seats 3
NI21 Seats 1
Traditional Unionist Voice Seats 1

Council background

Type
District Council
Seats up
40 seats up for election - whole
Boundary change
Yes

Latest updates Lisburn City and Castlereagh District Council

31.07.2018

06:35

No proof of DUP man's harassment by BBC

Councillor Luke Poots complained to police after a BBC reporter raised questions about a planning application.

05.07.2018

21:38

DUP politician denies planning impropriety

Questions raised over mother's maiden name on planning application for land where DUP councillor Luke Poots lives.

21.05.2018

16:41

Bus driver admits killing woman in crash

Charlotte Linda Stewart died when a bus mounted the kerb and hit her in 2014.

26.04.2018

06:12

Poots' son investigated by standards body

Luke Poots is being scrutinised for voting in favour of planning decisions lobbied for by his father.

08.06.2017

06:37

50% of NI girls went to university in 2016

The school-leavers statistics for 2015/16 are published by the Department of Education.

12.05.2017

18:04

Blind woman wins landmark kerb challenge

Joanna Toner said a decision to lower the kerbs at a Lisburn redevelopment were in breach of equality laws.

23.02.2016

10:59

Former NI21 deputy leader joins SDLP

A former deputy leader of NI21 is joining the Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP).

07.01.2016

13:36

Loyalist refused bail on gun charges

A prominent County Antrim loyalist is refused bail after a court heard items linked to a proscribed terrorist group was found on his property.

29.12.2015

12:47

NI21's only councillor quits party

NI21's only councillor says he has quit the party, leaving leader Basil McCrea as its last remaining elected representative.

01.04.2015

14:12

Robinson centre jobs 'guaranteed'

Union representatives have said there will be no compulsory redundancies at the Robinson leisure centre in east Belfast.
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