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Image for news article Beggs highlights impact of child truancy on deprivation

Beggs highlights impact of child truancy on deprivation

During a Stormont debate on child poverty, Ulster Unionist MLA Roy Beggs Jnr has highlighted the issue of truancy as being a major factor in causing lack of educational achievement and perpetuating a generational circle...

Image for news article Swann welcomes good news for Ravenhill redevelopment

Swann welcomes good news for Ravenhill redevelopment

Ulster Unionist MLA Robin Swann has welcomed the news that the redevelopment of Ravenhill rugby ground has today received planning permission from the Environment Minister.   The North Antrim MLA who is his Party’s Sports spokesman,...

Image for news article Swann hosts NI angling bodies at Stormont

Swann hosts NI angling bodies at Stormont

 Ulster Unionist DCAL spokesperson, Robin Swann today held an information day at Stormont alongside his Party colleagues, Sandra Overend and Danny Kinahan, so angling groups in Northern Ireland could raise awareness of the diminishing salmon...

Image for news article Ulster Unionists express deep regret at death of Lady Faulkner

Ulster Unionists express deep regret at death of Lady Faulkner

Ulster Unionist Leader Tom Elliott has expressed his sincerest condolences following the passing of Lady Lucy Faulkner, widow of Brian Faulkner, the last Prime Minister of Northern Ireland.      Mr Elliott said;“Lady Faulkner was a journalist...

Image for news article Overend condemns bomb alert and orange hall attack

Overend condemns bomb alert and orange hall attack

Mid Ulster MLA, Sandra Overend, has expressed her concerns over a security alert in Toome following an attack on Ballymacall Orange Lodge Hall. The Ulster Unionist commented: “People in Mid Ulster who have been trying to travel...

Image for news article Copeland condemns racist attack on East Belfast family

Copeland condemns racist attack on East Belfast family

East Belfast MLA, Michael Copeland has condemned a racist attack on a family in the Dundonald area. The Ulster Unionist said:  “This is a shameful attack that could have easily ended with a child being seriously injured. ...

Image for news article Dobson Urges DARD to Improve Communication with Farmers

Dobson Urges DARD to Improve Communication with Farmers

Ulster Unionist Agriculture Spokesperson Jo-Anne Dobson MLA has urged the Department of Agriculture to improve the way in which they communicate with farmers.  Mrs Dobson’s call follows the Ministers comment that she agreed with the Committee...

Image for news article Kinahan comments on Massereene murders conviction

Kinahan comments on Massereene murders conviction

South Antrim MLA, Danny Kinahan, has commented following today’s conviction of a suspect in relation to the murder of two soldiers at Massereene Barracks in March 2009.   The Ulster Unionist said: “The murder of the...

Image for news article Kinahan expresses concerns over Antrim Area A&amp;E department

Kinahan expresses concerns over Antrim Area A&E department

Ulster Unionist MLA Danny Kinahan has expressed his concerns at the on-going problems at Antrim Area Hospital A&E Department.The South Antrim representative said;“The situation in Antrim A&E has been deteriorating rapidly over recent months. Unfortunately...

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