The former Ulster Unionist politician and decorated World War II veteran Sir John Gorman has died.
The 91-year-old from County Tyrone represented North Down in the Northern Ireland Assembly in 1998.
He served as an officer in the Irish Guards in World War II and was awarded the British military cross and the French Croix de Guerre.
After the war he joined the RUC, rising to the rank of district inspector during his 17 years in the force.
Sir John was educated at Loreto Convent grammar school in Omagh, Glasgow University and Harvard Business School.
He was a captain in the Irish Guards from 1944-1946, a district inspector of the RUC until 1969 and chief of security at BOAC from 1960-1963.
He was also a regional manager for British Airways from 1969-1979 and president of the British Canadian Trade Association from 1972-1974.
Sir John was knighted in the Queen’s Birthday honours list in 1998.