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Image for news article Elliott secures change to Legal Aid legislation

Justice

Elliott secures change to Legal Aid legislation

Ulster Unionist Justice Spokesperson Tom Elliott has secured a significant change to the Legal Aid and Coroners’ Courts Bill, a piece of legislation which will dissolve the Northern Ireland Legal Services Commission and transform it...

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Sinn Fein need to get real on border poll - Nesbitt

Platform by Mike Nesbitt MLA which appeared in the Newsletter on Saturday 27th September 2014. "So, Sinn Fein want a Border Poll on the back of the Scottish Independence vote. This is  predictable, but makes no...

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Sport

McGimpsey hails local golfers contribution to Ryder Cup success

Ulster Unionist sports spokesperson Michael McGimpsey MLA has paid tribute to the contribution made by Northern Ireland golfers Rory McIlroy and Graeme McDowell to Europe’s Ryder Cup success at Gleneagles.   Mr McGimpsey said: "This weekend many...

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Secretary of State should proceed with caution - Nesbitt

The Ulster Unionist Party has given a cautious welcome to today's party political speech by the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland in which she calls for all-party talks. Ulster Unionist Leader, Mike Nesbitt MLA, said: "The...

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Kennedy condemns bomb attack on Carnagh Orange Hall

Danny Kennedy, Ulster Unionist MLA for Newry & Armagh, has condemned a bomb attack on Carnagh Orange Hall in South Armagh, which occurred on Friday evening. Mr Kennedy said: "I totally condemn this cowardly attack on Carnagh...

Image for news article Hussey welcomes reversal of PPS Castlederg parade decision

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Hussey welcomes reversal of PPS Castlederg parade decision

Ulster Unionist Councillor, Derek Hussey, has welcomed confirmation that, following a review, the Public Prosecution Service have reversed a previous decision not to proceed with charges in respect of a Tyrone Commemoration Committee event in...

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