Hermon, Sylvia (1955–)

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Hermon, Sylvia (1955–)

Northern Ireland politician and member of Parliament. Name variations: Lady Hermon; Sylvia Paisley. Born Sylvia Paisley, Aug 11, 1955, in Co. Tyrone, Northern Ireland; no relation to Ian Paisley; dau. of Robert and Mary Paisley; m. Sir Jack Hermon (Royal Ulster Constabulary chief constable); children: 2 sons.

Was a law lecturer, Queen's University of Belfast (1978–88); representing UUP, elected to House of Commons at Westminster (2001, 2005) for North Down.