Lord Kilclooney: Never mind double jobbing, some of us were treble jobbing

With regard to Ben Lowry’s column (‘The ban on double jobbing by politicians has been a complete failure,’ November 16) I recall that John Hume, Ian Paisley, and myself were treble jobbing ie Strasbourg, Stormont, and Westminster.

Monday, 18th November 2019, 6:30 am
Updated Thursday, 21st November 2019, 3:23 pm
John Taylor after he was elected to the European Parliament in 1979

Indeed I once spoke in all three chambers on the same day: 8am in Strasbourg, 2.30 pm at Stormont and 8pm in Westminster.

At 82 years old I am still recovering and I did not deliver the same speech in all three chambers!

John Taylor (Lord Kilclooney), Co Armagh

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Lord Kilclooney (who as John Taylor was an MLA, MP and MEP) seen in 2018
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