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General, Europe

EU can`t run away from its responsibilities - Swann

Ulster Unionist Leader Robin Swann MLA led a delegation to meet European Parliament Brexit negotiator, Guy Verhofstadt, in Parliament Buildings today. The Ulster Unionist team included Lord Empey, Chief Whip Steve Aiken OBE MLA, Doug...

Image for news article HIU ban on RUC and PSNI personnel would not be acceptable - Beattie

Justice, Victims, Dealing with the past

HIU ban on RUC and PSNI personnel would not be acceptable - Beattie

Ulster Unionist Justice Spokesperson Doug Beattie MC MLA, has called on the DUP to join the Ulster Unionists in opposing the current proposals for the Historical Investigations Unit (HIU) due to its anticipated prohibition on...

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General, Culture

Platform by Doug Beattie MC MLA

The following Platform Piece by Upper Bann MLA Doug Beattie MC, appeared in the Newsletter on Wednesday 20 September 2017.  I deplore the fact that some feel because I don't believe there is the need for an...

Image for news article Empey responds to Declan Kearney’s comments

General, Culture

Empey responds to Declan Kearney’s comments

Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Empey has responded to comments by Declan Kearney in which he said that implementation of an Irish Language Act ‘is central to parity of esteem, and proper, official acceptance of the...

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General

Barton raises concern at shared campus delay

Ulster Unionist Education Spokesperson Rosemary Barton has raised her concern at further delays in the development of new school builds at the Strule Shared Education Campus in Omagh. Rosemary Barton MLA said: “The wording of the excuse...

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Health

Wilson labels health cuts consultation meetings a sham

Ulster Unionist Councillor Trevor Wilson has labelled the consultation exercise surrounding the recently announced cuts to the health service a farce and sham.  He was speaking after the Northern Trust’s only public consultation meeting was...

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Economy

Ulster Unionists react to job losses at Bombardier

Ulster Unionist Party MLAs Andy Allen and Alan Chambers have reacted to news that Bombardier are proceeding with 95 redundancies in Northern Ireland. East Belfast UUP MLA Andy Allen said: “This is again a worrying time for...

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General, Economy

Boeing should remember their own UK trade deal with MOD

Ulster Unionist economy spokesperson, Alan Chambers MLA, has reminded US aircraft maker Boeing that they have been the recent beneficiaries of UK Government defence contracts for their products.  He was speaking in wake of news...

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