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Last Executive abdicated responsibility – Lord Empey

Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Empey has said the previous Northern Ireland Executive abdicated its responsibilities in Government. Lord Empey was commenting after he helped progress the Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill. Lord Empey said: “I...

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We will fight Northern Ireland’s corner on Brexit

·         Absence of an Executive concerning ·         Government recognise Northern Ireland’s unique needs ·         We will lobby the Government at every stage of negotiations Ulster Unionist MP Tom Elliott has urged the UK Government to continue to engage...

Image for news article Barton calls for clarification on the Education budget

Education

Barton calls for clarification on the Education budget

Ulster Unionist Education Spokesperson, Rosemary Barton MLA, has warned that the total silence from the Education Department is exacerbating the budget concerns currently being felt by schools across Northern Ireland. Rosemary Barton said: “There is a...

Image for news article We will keep fighting for the victims – Lord Empey

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We will keep fighting for the victims – Lord Empey

Ulster Unionist Peer Lord Empey has said there will no giving up in the fight for justice for victims of Libyan sponsored terrorism. Lord Empey was commenting after he was forced to abandon his amendment to...

Image for news article Government must meet broadband obligations – Elliott

General, Economy

Government must meet broadband obligations – Elliott

Ulster Unionist MP Tom Elliott has urged the Government to live up to its obligations on rural broadband. Mr Elliott was speaking in the House of Commons as the Digital Economy Bill reached its final...

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