John was elected as an Ulster Unionist Party MLA for East Antrim in 2017 and re-elected in 2022. He currently serves as the Ulster Unionist Party Chief Whip, spokesperson for Infrastructure & Deputy Chair of the Committee for Infrastructure.
Before his election to the Assembly, John served as a Councillor representing Carrickfergus since 2011. John also serves as a Reserve Army soldier with the North Irish Horse. He graduated from Cardiff University with a degree in History and has a particular interest in military history. In 2016 John published his first book, The Carrickfergus Roll of Honour, and donated all profits to the Royal British Legion. He is a keen cricketer playing for Carrickfergus Cricket Club and enjoys following Carrick Rangers, Tottenham, and Northern Ireland.
John Stewart MLA Constituency Office Telephone: 02828272644