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Education

Give School Principals the powers to act decisively - Kinahan

Danny Kinahan MLA, Ulster Unionist Education spokesperson says that School Principals must be given the powers to act decisively following comments from the Public Accounts Committee that schools have not acted strongly enough in dealing...

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Education

Dobson appalled by Dickson Plan decision

Ulster Unionist MLA Jo-Anne Dobson has described the decision of Southern Education and Library Board members to vote in favour of Option A, effectively ending the Dickson Plan system, as a ‘betrayal of public opinion.’...

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Economy

Overend responds to Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review

  The Ulster Unionist Party’s economic spokesperson Sandra Overend MLA has responded to the Chancellor’s Comprehensive Spending Review plans which he outlined at Westminster today.  Mrs Overend said, "The Chancellor George Osborne’s Comprehensive Spending Review plans for...

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Europe, Agriculture

“Devil’s in the detail” on CAP deal - Nicholson

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has said that although political agreement has now been reached regarding the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) the “devil is in the detail”.  Mr Nicholson made the comments...

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Environment

DUP issue a Petition of Concern against the environment

Ulster Unionist Environment spokesperson, Tom Elliott MLA, has said he is astounded that the DUP have used a Petition of Concern to block a number of Ulster Unionist Party amendments to the Planning Bill which...

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Justice

Ulster Unionists condemn latest Londonderry drug threats

  Ulster Unionist Policing Board member Ross Hussey MLA has condemned the person or persons who contacted the Ulster Unionists party in Londonderry to issue a threat to those they described as drug dealers. In a note...

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Economy

Kinahan hails Randox success in £6 million Saudi deal

The Ulster Unionist Party’s South Antrim MLA Danny Kinahan has hailed Crumlin based Randox Laboratories following the announcement of a £6 million deal to supply laboratory equipment to the Saudi Arabian Health Ministry.    Mr Kinahan...

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