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Beattie urges action to help local Veterans community

Ulster Unionist MLA Captain Doug Beattie MC, has expressed his disappointment at the attitude of some towards the Armed Forces Community, and pointed out the failings of the Northern Ireland Executive in flagrantly disregarding those...

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Bring back Literacy and Numeracy Signature Programme - Overend

Ulster Unionist education spokesperson Sandra Overend MLA has repeated her party‘s call for the reinstatement of the Literacy and Numeracy Signature Programme, which was discontinued by the Executive last year. Mrs Overend said: “Today’s publication of the...

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Statement from the Ulster Unionist Party

Ross Hussey has not broken any law. He is a single man and entitled to a private life. The Party Leader and others have spoken to him and he has accepted fully he acted foolishly. He...

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McGuinness needs to get real – Philip Smith MLA

Philip Smith MLA has said calls for a border poll are a distraction and that the Executive should focus on a post-Brexit plan. The Strangford MLA said: “Martin McGuinness needs to get real and stop...

Image for news article Sammy Wilson should grow up – Jo-Anne Dobson MLA

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Sammy Wilson should grow up – Jo-Anne Dobson MLA

Ulster Unionist MLA, Jo-Anne Dobson, has called on Sammy Wilson MP to withdraw his comments on breast feeding.  Jo-Anne Dobson MLA said: “Breast feeding is natural and should be both encouraged and facilitated where practicable....

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