First Minister Paul Givan has expressed sadness at the death of former North Down MLA Gordon Dunne MBE.
First Minister Paul Givan said: “Gordon was a highly valued friend and colleague and I am deeply saddened by news of his death. I worked closely with Gordon on the Justice Committee and his contribution to the Assembly will be sorely missed.”
"As so many will testify, he was man of honour and integrity, who worked tirelessly in the service of others. He undoubtedly fought the good fight, he finished the race and kept the faith to the end.
'I send my deepest sympathies and my prayers to his family at this difficult time."