Sam Foster was environment minister from 1999 to 2002
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Ex-environment minister Sam Foster, Ulster Unionist, dies aged 82

The former Northern Ireland environment minister, Sam Foster, has died.

The Ulster Unionist, who was 82, represented Fermanagh in the assembly and served as a minister at Stormont between 1999 and 2002.

BBC News NI Political Editor Mark Devenport looks back at Mr Foster's political career.