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Agriculture

McKee welcomes increase in farming incomes

Ulster Unionist Agriculture Spokesperson, Harold McKee, has welcomed the announcement that the total income from farming increased from £199m in 2015 to £244m in 2016, a rise of 22%.Harold McKee, the Ulster Unionist Assembly Candidate...

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Health

Government must value healthcare staff - Elliott

Ulster Unionist MP Tom Elliott has called on the Government to provide a better experience and working conditions for Health Service staff.Mr Elliott, who was present at a Westminster Hall debate triggered by an e-petition relating to...

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Economy

DUP the master of alternative facts

Steve Aiken OBE, the Ulster Unionist economy spokesperson, and a candidate in South Antrim has said that the ‘alternative facts’ presented in a DUP election leaflet should be treated with the utmost scepticism. Mr Aiken said: “The DUP...

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Education

Future of education looks bleak – Overend

Ulster Unionist Education Spokesperson and Assembly candidate for Mid-Ulster, Sandra Overend, has expressed continued concerns over the ongoing teachers’ strikes. Mrs Overend said: “As teachers prepare to stage a strike across Fermanagh, Tyrone and Londonderry we must...

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Lord Morrow should catch himself on

RHI debacle will cost £85,000 every single day between now and the election Lord Morrow should catch himself on Commenting on the exchange between the DUP’s Arlene Foster and Lord Morrow about the RHI debacle, the Ulster...

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Health

Health Minister should be ashamed – Dobson

Ulster Unionist Health Spokesperson, Jo-Anne Dobson, has said the Health Minister should be ashamed following the latest publication of emergency care waiting times.Jo-Anne Dobson, an Ulster Unionist Assembly election candidate in Upper Bann said:“Michelle O’Neill...

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General

What have DUP & Sinn Fein got to fear from transparency?

·         250 Written Questions unanswered by Executive ·         79 Freedom of Information requests outstanding  Ulster Unionist Party Leader Mike Nesbitt said:  “The Executive has been characterised by incompetence and a lack of transparency.   It is no clearer to...

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