In 2008, this North Irish politician became both leader of his country’s Democratic Unionist Party as well as the 1st Minister of North Ireland. Previously, while representing the Belfast East constituency in the united kingdom Parliament, he previously served as North Irish Minister of Financing, Staff, and Regional Advancement. After their studies at Castlereagh University, he done a politics publication known as The North Answers Back again and subsequently started his political profession as General Secretary from the Democratic Unionist Party. In 2008, he drew criticism for publicly expressing his intolerant sights on homosexuality. 2 yrs later, he once again faced general public scrutiny when his wife’s affair having a nineteen-year-old found light. Along with his wife, fellow politician Iris Collins, he elevated children called Jonathan, Gareth, and Rebekah. He and David Trimble both kept any office of First Minister of North Ireland.