After being elected Councillor for Balmoral in May 2011 and again in 2014, Claire Hanna was made MLA for South Belfast in June 2015 and defended the seat in May 2016. She is the SDLP Finance Spokesperson
Claire runs a busy constituency advice service, welcoming case work from across the area with a particular focus on planning, flooding and ensuring best value for ratepayers.
She chaired the Town Planning committee and represented the SDLP on the Diversity working group, addressing politically contentious issues including commemorations and flags.
Her political interests include sustainability, the economy and promoting a genuinely shared future.
Claire is married with two young children.:: Back to People