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Empey concerned at strike action at Electoral Office

Ulster Unionist Peer, Lord Empey has expressed concern that the announcement of strike action at the Electoral Office will have an effect on the EU Referendum Poll on 23 June. Lord Empey said: “I have been warning...

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DUP/Sinn Fein consensus lasts 24 hours

Philip Smith MLA has said Finance Minister Mairtin O'Muilleoir must be clear about how he intends to make sure any further borrowing is affordable. The Strangford MLA said: “I congratulate the new Executive on appearing...

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Aiken responds to Economy Minister’s opening gambit

Ulster Unionist deputy chairperson of the new Stormont Economy committee, Steve Aiken MLA, has responded to the new Economy Minister’s opening statement. Steve Aiken said: “In as far as it goes, I welcome Simon Hamilton’s opening statement...

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Beggs welcomes UK-wide ban of “legal highs”

East Antrim Ulster Unionist Party MLA Roy Beggs has welcomed news that a blanket ban on new psychoactive substances, that were known as “legal highs”, has come into force across the UK.   Laws criminalising the...

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