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Image for news article Parliament united against terrorism – Elliott

Victims, Security, General

Parliament united against terrorism – Elliott

Ulster Unionist MP Tom Elliott has said Parliament is united against terrorism in the aftermath of Wednesday’s terrorist attack in Westminster. Mr. Elliott was commenting after all parties in the House of Commons came together to...

Image for news article Alderman Arnold Hatch meets EU Chief Brexit Negotiator

Europe

Alderman Arnold Hatch meets EU Chief Brexit Negotiator

Ulster Unionist Alderman Arnold Hatch has met with EU Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier and expressed the need for a successful resolution to the border issue after Brexit. Mr. Hatch, a member of the EU Committee of...

Image for news article We must see a level playing field on legacy cases

General, Justice, Victims, Dealing with the past

We must see a level playing field on legacy cases

We must see a level playing field on legacy cases Ulster Unionists Lord Empey and Danny Kinahan MP have said we must see ‘a level playing field’ in the approach to dealing with the past. Lord Empey...

Image for news article The British people will face down terrorism – Lord Empey

Security

The British people will face down terrorism – Lord Empey

Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Empey has said that the British people will not be cowed by any terror threat and will stand together as a United Kingdom. Speaking from Westminster, Lord Empey said: "Today’s shocking attack...

Image for news article Ulster Unionists shocked at Westminster attack

Security

Ulster Unionists shocked at Westminster attack

Ulster Unionist MPs Tom Elliott and Danny Kinahan have expressed their shock at today’s incidents in the vicinity of the Palace of Westminster which have resulted in Parliament being put into lockdown. Speaking from inside Westminster,...

Image for news article Now is the time to act on APD – Kinahan

General, Economy

Now is the time to act on APD – Kinahan

Ulster Unionist MP Danny Kinahan has said that ‘the time has come for action’ on Air Passenger Duty. Mr. Kinahan, who sits on the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee, was commenting after the Committee published its...

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Education

Schools face budget crisis – Barton

Ulster Unionist MLA Rosemary Barton has expressed her concern at the growing budget crisis facing Northern Ireland’s schools. The Fermanagh & South Tyrone MLA said: “By now all Northern Ireland schools should have received a letter from...

Image for news article Tourism sector must be supported – Kinahan

General, Economy

Tourism sector must be supported – Kinahan

Ulster Unionist MP Danny Kinahan has said we must maximise our great tourism potential. The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee was taking evidence earlier today from interest groups from the Northern Ireland tourism and hospitality sector and...

Image for news article Nicholson meets with UK’s EU Ambassador in Strasbourg

Europe

Nicholson meets with UK’s EU Ambassador in Strasbourg

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has met with the UK Permanent Representative to the EU, Sir Tim Barrow, as the UK Government prepares its negotiating position ahead of the triggering of Article 50 later this...

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