Matthew Bell - West Tyrone

Matthew is 24 years old and grew up in the West Tyrone Constituency. He attended Omagh Academy before graduating from Queens University with an Undergraduate Degree in History and Politics, before completing a Masters Degree in History. Matthew served for 2 years on Fermanagh and Omagh District representing Omagh Town. Over those 2 years he Chaired both the Omagh Place Shaping Steering Group, and the PeacePlus Sub-Committee. He currently works in the Charity/Voluntary Sector as a Community Development Officer.

Matthew has an interest in Mental Health and has been campaigning for the completion of an Acute Mental Health Hospital for Omagh Town. Outside of politics Matthew has an interest in sport, history, and the arts.