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Image for news article Escalation measures indicative of deepening A&amp;E crisis &ndash; Beggs

Health

Escalation measures indicative of deepening A&E crisis – Beggs

Ulster Unionist Party Health spokesperson Roy Beggs has claimed that the instigation of ‘escalation measures’ at the Royal Victoria Hospital is symptomatic of a deepening crisis across Northern Ireland’s accident and emergency departments.  The East Antrim...

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Economy

Overend welcomes job creation at SDC Trailers

Mid-Ulster Ulster Unionist MLA Sandra Overend has welcomed the news that Toomebridge based SDC Trailers are to create 40 new jobs, after securing an order from a Saudi Arabian firm.  Mrs Overend commented, "At a time of...

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General

New Councillor for Lisburn

Lagan Valley Ulster Unionist Alexander Redpath has been selected to replace Councillor Ronnie Crawford on Lisburn City Council. Mr Redpath is an Ulster Unionist Council Candidate for Downshire West which encompasses Moira, Hillsborough, Culcavy and...

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Regional Development

Sandra Overend MLA welcomes extension of cycle path in Magherafelt

Ulster Unionist Assembly Member for Mid-Ulster, Sandra Overend, has welcomed the extension of a cycle path on A31 Castledawson Road, Magherafelt. Mrs Overend, who is the Assembly Private Secretary to the Minister for Regional Development, said: “I...

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Education

Is it shared out education for SF/DUP? – Kinahan

Ulster Unionist Party Education spokesperson Danny Kinahan MLA has questioned the commitment of the lead parties in the Executive- Sinn Fein and the DUP- to shared education in Northern Ireland.  Mr Kinahan said:  “Yesterday I questioned the...

Image for news article Nicholson &ndash; Maze funding: delivery next challenge

Europe

Nicholson – Maze funding: delivery next challenge

Jim Nicholson, Ulster Unionist MEP, has said that following the reallocation of the£18m of PEACE funding which was originally earmarked for the Maze to other projects the pressure was now on for delivery.  Mr Nicholson...

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