Party Chair

Jill Macauley

Jill Macauley is the chairwoman of the Ulster Unionist Party 

Jill served on the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council between 2019 and 2023 for the Banbridge DEA. Jill already had served three years as a local Councillor for the Mournes DEA of Newry, Mourne and Down District Council.

Jill has represented that Party as Vice Chair of the Council's Environmental Services Committee, and sat on the Economic Development and Regeneration Committee and Governance Committee.

Jill also is a member of the Policing and Community Safety Partnership for the Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council area.

From a Business and Marketing background, Jill has strong interests in her local community. Having grown up, worked and now running their family dairy farm and tourist accommodation outside Rathfriland with her husband Robert and four young children, Jill is passionate about working hard to support our rural communities, improving local services for ratepayers, town centre regeneration and support for local businesses. She is always keen to promote the many tourist opportunities within the Council Borough, South Down and indeed Northern Ireland as a whole.