The Electoral Commission

The independent body which oversees elections and regulates political finance in the UK

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Anna Carragher

Anna Carragher, Commissioner


Term: 1 January 2016 to 31 December 2020

Anna Carragher is our Commissioner with responsibility for Northern Ireland.

She is a member of the Board of the Arts Council for Northern Ireland and a Trustee of the Wildfowl and Wetlands Trust. She has worked as a journalist and producer for the BBC in London and Northern Ireland on programmes including Today, Newsnight, Question Time and Any Questions, and as Editor of European and Correspondent Programmes. She was Head of Programmes for BBC Northern Ireland from 1995 to 2001 and Controller, BBC Northern Ireland from 2001 to 2006.

She joined the Electoral Commission on 1 January 2012.

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