Faulkner ministry

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This article is part of a series on the
politics and government of
Northern Ireland 1921–72

The Parliament of Northern Ireland was the home rule legislature created under the Government of Ireland Act 1920, which existed from 7 June 1921 to 30 March 1972, when it was suspended. It was subsequently abolished under the Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973.

The sixth Government or Executive Committee of the Privy Council of Northern Ireland, led by the Prime Minister Brian Faulkner, ruled between March 1971 and March 1972.


Office Member Term
Prime Minister and Minister of Home Affairs Brian Faulkner from 23 March 1971
Deputy Prime Minister and Leader of the Senate of Northern Ireland Jack Andrews from 3 May 1969
Minister of Finance Herbert Kirk from 2 April 1965
Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs (Cabinet rank) John D Taylor from 26 August 1970
Minister of Education William Long from 3 May 1969
Minister of Agriculture Harry West from 23 March 1971
Minister of Commerce Robin Bailie from 23 March 1971
Minister of Health and Local Government William Fitzsimmons from 12 March 1969
Minister of Development Roy Bradford from 23 March 1971



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