Caoimhe Archibald

Caoimhe Archibald MLA (East Derry)

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 opportunities 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.

Latest news from Caoimhe

Archibald calls for red diesel changes to be reversed

Archibald calls for red diesel changes to be reversed

Sinn Féin Economy spokesperson Caoimhe Archibald has called on the British government to reverse the changes to red diesel entitlements which come into force today. Caoimhe Archibald said: “The British government needs to reverse its decision to end the red diesel...

Travel allowances for health workers should be increased

Travel allowances for health workers should be increased

Sinn Féin MLA Caoimhe Archibald has called on the Department of Health to act urgently to increase travel expenses for health workers. The East Derry MLA said: “The Department of Health needs to urgently step up and support health and social care workers with their...