Caoimhe Archibald has served as MLA for East Derry since May 2016. She is the current Chair of the Assembly’s Economy Committee.
Prior to election she worked in agri-food research having completed a BSc (hons) and PhD at Queen’s University and PG Diploma in Management and Corporate Governance at Ulster University.
As Sinn Féin economy spokesperson, Caoimhe has worked with Sinn Féin ministers to support workers, families and businesses through the Covid pandemic.
Caoimhe has worked as part of Sinn Féin’s all-island team to deliver protections for businesses, workers and families against the impact of Brexit
Caoimhe’s priorities for East Derry are delivering more and better jobs, providing education and training opportuni– ties particularly for young people, affordable housing including in rural communities, and access to health services. Caoimhe will work to ensure the Protocol’s unique opportunities are maximised to create jobs and investment, and strengthen the all-island economy.
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SSE Airtricity price hike ‘another blow’ for workers and families – Archibald
Sinn Féin’s Caoimhe Archibald has branded the 33% hike in SSE Airtricity prices as ‘another blow’ for workers and families. The party’s economy spokesperson said: “This fresh hike in electricity prices announced by SSE Airtricity today is another blow for workers and...
InvestNI needs to promote regional balance and support small local businesses – Archibald
Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald has said InvestNI must do more to support small local businesses, bring jobs to the regions and maximise the potential of the all-island economy and the opportunities of continued access to the EU market under the protocol. Speaking...
Archibald welcomes new report on an all-island economic co-operation
Sinn Féin Economy spokesperson Caoimhe Archibald has welcomed a new report from the National Economic and Social Council (NESC) which highlights significant support for an all-island approach to key economic, social, environmental, and well-being challenges facing the...