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General, Environment

Ulster Unionists table further amendments to Local Government Bill

Ulster Unionist Environment spokesperson, Tom Elliott MLA, will be proposing the following amendments to the Local Government Bill in the Assembly tomorrow:   An amendment (number 3) banning co-opted Councillors from retaining their ‘independent’ status on local...

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Regional Development

Ulster Unionists welcome major investment in 79 new buses

Ross Hussey, Ulster Unionist Regional Development spokesperson, has welcomed an announcement that over £14million investment has been secured for 79 new buses.   £5.2million of European investment has been secured towards the £14.2million which was needed to...

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Platform by the Party Leader, Mike Nesbitt MLA

The following Platform piece by the Party Leader Mike Nesbitt MLA, appeared in the Newsletter on Saturday 29 March.   "Today’s Spring Conference of the Ulster Unionist Party at Templepatrick will inevitably ramp up our Party’s campaign...

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Party leader Mike Nesbitt MLA 2014 Spring Conference speech

Chairman, My Lords, Elected Representatives, Candidates, Association and Party Officers, Ladies & Gentlemen, Thank you for entrusting me with the honour and privilege of leading this great Party for another year. I am highly conscious...

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Jim Nicholson MEP 2014 Spring Conference speech

Chair, Leader, Fellow Ulster Unionists Good morning and welcome to our Spring Conference and AGM. It is fantastic to see such a great turnout this morning - both familiar and new faces alike. Of course this...

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Culture

McGimpsey pays tribute to Sam McAughtry

Ulster Unionist Culture spokesperson Michael McGimpsey has expressed his sadness on hearing of the death of writer and broadcaster Sam McAughtry. The South Belfast MLA said; “I am very sad to learn that Sam McAughtry has passed...

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