Who is Ross Hussey?

I am best described as an 'Omagh' man and a 'Tyrone' man as these two places mean the most to me. I was born in Omagh, brought up and educated in Omagh and have lived here all my life - for that reason I am best placed to serve West Tyrone constituents.

I have a keen interest in politics and this passion is entwined with the area I live. I get involved in local issues and community issues, because these are what matter to the ordinary citizen in West Tyrone.

I was fortunate in many ways in that I was able to help people by using my working knowledge of insurance and I was often asked to come into the Ulster Unionist office in Omagh to give advice to constituents. When the Council seat in Omagh became vacant I was asked to stand and in May 2005 I was elected to Omagh District Council.

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Latest News

  • Hussey expresses shock and disappointment at Health Ministers announcement

    24 October 2014

    West Tyrone Ulster Unionist MLA Ross Hussey has expressed his complete shock and disappointment at comments by Jim Wells MLA, the Health Minister on a recent visit to Omagh when he said that “Fermanagh had a strong case for relocation of mental health”.


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  • Hussey condemns terror attacks in Strabane

    24 October 2014

    Ulster Unionist West Tyrone MLA and Policing Board Member, Ross Hussey has condemned the recent terror attack on police in Strabane.


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  • Weekend of attacks in Londonderry "reckless and brutal"

    03 November 2014

    Ulster Unionist member of the Policing Board Ross Hussey MLA has warned those behind a weekend of attacks in Londonderry that it is only a matter of time before they are caught and held to account for their crimes.


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  • Hussey calls for an adjournment debate on health provision in West Tyrone

    04 November 2014

    West Tyrone Ulster Unionist MLA, Ross Hussey has submitted a request for an adjournment debate in Stormont in relation to the recently announced health cuts which will affect the Tyrone County Hospital claiming that, "We have got to the stage where our health service in Omagh clearly is getting to the point of being wiped out".


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  • Ross Hussey has warned Severe budget cuts to the Police Service of Northern Ireland could place residents living in rural areas of the district especially the elderly in an increasingly vulnerable position

    17 October 2014

    Severe budget cuts to the Police Service of Northern Ireland could place residents living in rural areas of the district – epically the elderly – in an increasingly vulnerable position Ross Hussey has warned.


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Time for a change

I was first elected to Omagh District Council in May 2005 and in that seven year period I was closely involved with community groups in the town. We have seen very positive steps forward, specifically, with the redevelopment of the Hospital Road community centre, the revamp of the King George's Field area of Campsie, the new cycle paths and enhanced footways in Festival Park and the traffic calming scheme on the Kevlin Road to name but a few. Working with local communities we see an enhanced local spirit and my colleagues and I will endeavour to continue to support these initiatives.


Time for another change

One of the campaigns that has stuck with me since I became an active politician has been the local hospital campaign. I have attended rallies and protests in Omagh, Enniskillen, Londonderry, Limavady, Belfast, even going to the constituency of the former Secretary of State, Shaun Woodward MP, in St Helens in England. I will continue to campaign in support of the Tyrone County Hospital and its staff.