Mid and East Antrim

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Party Seats
Democratic Unionist Party Seats 16
Ulster Unionist Party Seats 9
Traditional Unionist Voice Seats 5
Alliance Party Seats 3
Sinn Féin Seats 3
Social Democratic & Labour Party Seats 1
UK Independence Party Seats 1
Independent Seats 2

Council background

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

Latest updates Mid and East Antrim District Council

15.02.2019

17:52

Council 'breached rules over Paisley event'

The Audit Office finds Mid and East Antrim Borough Council breached its own spending rules.

28.04.2018

09:54

White-knuckle cliff walk reopens

The Edwardian path first opened in 1902 but had fallen into disrepair by the 1950s.

16.02.2018

21:42

Family of Florida shooting victim from NI

Cara Loughran was a student at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School

30.06.2017

10:43

Gobbins Cliff Path reopens to public

The County Antrim attraction had been closed since June 2016 because of storm damage.

28.11.2016

06:31

Ballymena barracks 'powerhouse' plan

Plans to re-generate the former St Patrick's Army barracks site in Ballymena could turn the area into an "economic powerhouse", says Communities Minister Paul Givan.

07.09.2016

11:01

Gobbins coastal path closed until 2017

The Gobbins cliff path in County Antrim will not re-open until next year due to essential maintenance work.

18.06.2016

20:49

Criticism over Rising memorial removal

Sinn Féin criticises a council over a decision to remove a memorial in County Antrim to commemorate the centenary of the 1916 Easter Rising.

03.11.2015

14:27

Objection to 'cheap and tacky' crown

A large metal crown, installed on a County Antrim roundabout in honour of the Queen, is described as "cheap and tacky" by a nationalist councillor.

02.09.2015

14:32

Council's executive bid over drill plan

Belfast City Council is to write to two executive ministers asking them to overturn permission for an oil company to drill close to a County Antrim reservoir that supplies some of the city's drinking water.

19.08.2015

14:47

Gobbins coastal path set to reopen

A dramatic cliff face walk built more than a century ago reopens to the public after a £7.5m restoration
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