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Rev. Robert Thomas William MCCREA Edit Profile

member of parliament

Rev. Robert Thomas William MCCREA, British Member of Parliament. Honorary Doctor of Divinity, 1989.


MCCREA, Rev. Robert Thomas William was born on August 6, 1948. Parents: Robert Thomas McCrea and Sarah Jane McCrea.


Cookstown Grammar School. Theological Hall, Free Presbyterian Church.


Councillor, Magherafelt District Council, 1973, Chairman ofCncl., 1977-1981. Vice President, Association, of Northern Ireland Local Authorities, 1980-1981. Board member, Northern Ireland Housing Executive, 1981.

Member, Northern Ireland Assembly, 1982-1986. Member of Parliament for Mid Ulster, since 1983, Democratic Unionist Party Whip, 1987. Democratic Unionist Party Spokesman on Education, 1987-1988, and on Health and Social Services, 1988-1990.

Spokesman on Security, since 1990. Gospel recording artist. Served Civil Service 1966.

Minister, Magherafelt Free Presbyterian Church, 1968.


  • Other Work

    • In His Pathway.


Free Presbyterian.


  • Other Interests

    Horse riding; world affairs, security issues.


Spouse Anne Shirley McCrea (née McKnight), 1971. Children: two son, three d.