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Mike Nesbitt

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Nesbitt in 2020
Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party
In office
31 March 2012 – 8 April 2017
Preceded by Tom Elliott
Succeeded by Robin Swann
Member of the Legislative Assembly
for Strangford
Assumed office
5 May 2011
Preceded by Simpson Gibson
Personal details
Born 11 May 1957 (1957-05-11) (age 64)
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Nationality British
Political party Ulster Unionist Party
Spouse(s) Lynda Bryans (m.1992-2020) separated
Children 4
Alma mater Jesus College, Cambridge
Queen's University, Belfast
Occupation Politician
Profession Journalist
Known for Television Presenter/Leader of the UUP

Michael Nesbitt, MLA (born 11 May 1957) is a British politician and former broadcaster who was the Leader of the Ulster Unionist Party (UUP) from 2012 to 2017 and has been a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly (MLA) for Strangford since 2011.

Following the 2017 Northern Ireland Assembly election, Nesbitt announced his intention to step down as party leader, which he did on 8 April 2017.

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