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Name  Jeremy Burchill
Role  Politician

Education  Campbell College
Party  Ulster Unionist Party
Jeremy Burchill Jeremy Burchill inducted as member Rotary Club of Wensleydale

Jeremy Burchill (born 1952) is a former barrister and unionist politician in Northern Ireland.

Jeremy Burchill Jeremy Burchill inducted as member Rotary Club of Wensleydale

Burchill studied at Campbell College and Queen's University, Belfast, then became chair of the Ulster Young Unionist Council. He contested the Northern Ireland Constitutional Convention election in Belfast South in 1975, and was elected for the Ulster Unionist Party, becoming the youngest member of the convention. At the 1979 UK general election, he stood in North Antrim, taking second place, with 23.4% of the vote.

Burchill was elected to Belfast City Council, representing Area A, in 1981. He was also elected in the 1982 Northern Ireland Assembly election, taking a seat in Belfast East. He stood in the equivalent seat at the 1983 UK general election, taking 24.8% of the vote.

Outside politics, Burchill was a member of both the Northern Ireland and English Bar, but had more recently worked as a consultant to financial service companies.

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