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General

The RHI fix must be ethical and fair, not political

Don’t save £400m by blocking access to £660m We will not support a political fix designed simply to save FM’s blushes The Ulster Unionist Party has reacted with caution to the apparent desire by the Northern Ireland...

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Dobson represents Northern Ireland at Commonwealth Conference

The annual Commonwealth Parliamentary Association Conference took place in London last week with delegates from branches from across the world in attendance.   Upper Bann Ulster Unionist MLA Jo-Anne Dobson represented Northern Ireland in her...

Image for news article Why did Arlene Foster not take action on RHI costs while in DFP?

General, Economy

Why did Arlene Foster not take action on RHI costs while in DFP?

·         £400 million scandalous overspend on RHI scheme ·         Why did Foster not take action when Finance Minister? ·         Did Arlene Foster hide the truth for the sake of her own reputation? Ulster Unionist MLA, Roy Beggs has...

Image for news article Why no RHI mitigation plan after all this time? - Aiken

Economy

Why no RHI mitigation plan after all this time? - Aiken

Ulster Unionist Party economy spokesperson, Steve Aiken MLA, has queried why the as yet unveiled plan to mitigate the projected RHI overspend has not been produced, given the length of time the Executive has known...

Image for news article Beattie welcomes PSNI investigation into Kieran Conway&rsquo;s IRA claims

Justice, Security, Victims, Dealing with the past

Beattie welcomes PSNI investigation into Kieran Conway’s IRA claims

Doug Beattie MC MLA the Ulster Unionist Party’s Justice spokesperson has welcomed the news that the PSNI Legacy Investigations Branch (LIB) are investigating Kieran Conway over comments he made in a BBC TV interview. Doug Beattie...

Image for news article Integrity and reputation of devolution in utter tatters

General

Integrity and reputation of devolution in utter tatters

Speaker needs to reflect   Reputation drops from gutter to sewer The day that was supposed to see the Northern Ireland Assembly start the long and difficult journey of restoring public confidence turned to farce as the...

Image for news article Where is the plan, First Minister?

Economy

Where is the plan, First Minister?

Ulster Unionist economy spokesperson Steve Aiken MLA has pointed out that the First Minister’s promised plan to mitigate the financial disaster of the Renewable Heat Incentive has not materialised. Steve Aiken OBE MLA said: “Mrs Foster’s appearance...

Image for news article Beattie condemns latest punishment attack

Justice, Victims

Beattie condemns latest punishment attack

The Ulster Unionist Party’s Justice Spokesperson, Doug Beattie MC MLA, has condemned last night’s shooting of a 16-year-old boy in west Belfast as child abuse. Doug Beattie MC said: “I utterly condemn last night’s incident in which...

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