Northern Ireland Assembly

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Northern Ireland Assembly
10th Stormont
Coat of arms or logo
Type
Type
Leadership
Structure
Seats90
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Assembly
political groups
Executive (71)

Official Opposition (12)

Unofficial Opposition (7)

Speaker (1)

Assembly
committees
Salary£48,000 per year + expenses
Elections
Assembly
voting system
Single transferable vote
Assembly
last election
4 June 2021
Assembly
next election
5 December 2021
Meeting place
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The Assembly Chamber in Parliament Buildings
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Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast
Website
www.niassembly.gov.uk

The Northern Ireland Assembly (Irish: Tionól Thuaisceart Éireann), commonly referred to by the metonym Stormont, is the unicameral, democratically elected, devolved legislature of Northern Ireland and holds powers to legislate over a variety of matters which affect Northern Ireland. It is located at r/MHOCStormont, and the Parliament Buildings on the Stormont Estate in Belfast. It has 90 MLAs in total. The largest designation in the Assembly is Unionist, followed by Nationalist, then Other. The largest party by number of MLAs is Sinn Féin, followed by the Ulster Workers' Party.