Paul Frew

Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly
for North Antrim
Assumed office
21 June 2010
Preceded byIan Paisley, Jr
Personal details
Born (1974-09-20) 20 September 1974 (age 46)
NationalityNorthern Irish/ British
Political partyDUP

Paul Frew (born 20 September 1974) is a Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) politician in Northern Ireland. He has been a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) for North Antrim since 2010.

He was elected at the 2005 local elections to Ballymena Borough Council.

In 2010, he replaced Ian Paisley, Jr as a Member of the Northern Ireland Assembly for North Antrim.[1]

A native of Kells, he is an electrician by trade and didn't go to third-level education, commenting in one interview "my university was the building sites of Belfast".[2]

He served in the Royal Irish Regiment.[3]

He joined the DUP in 2000 and first stood for office in local government in 2005. He plays the spoons.[2]


Northern Ireland Assembly
Preceded by
Ian Paisley, Jr
MLA for North Antrim