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Education

Barton sympathises with teachers’ frustration over pay

Rosemary Barton MLA, Ulster Unionist Education Spokesperson, has said that she fully understands the frustration that has led to the five teaching unions call for a 5% pay increase for this year.  Mrs Barton said:...

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General

Buy what you eat, eat what you buy - Holmes

Cllr Richard Holmes has supported efforts by the waste agency WRAP to reduce the waste of edible food in our fridges and cupboards. The UK throws away two million tonnes of food waste every year,...

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General, Europe

Barnier comments are disgusting and beneath contempt - Nicholson

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has described the latest comments from the EU’s Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier regarding the UK`s commitment to fighting ISIS as absolutely disgusting and beneath contempt. Mr Nicholson said: “Michel Barnier’s comments are...

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Health

Ulster Unionist leader makes 50th blood donation

  Ulster Unionist Party Leader Robin Swann MLA, today made his 50th blood donation in the Northern Ireland Blood Transfusion Centre at Belfast City Hospital.   Mr Swann said:   “Today certainly marks a significant milestone in my commitment to...

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Europe

EU now needs to talk trade - Nicholson

Ulster Unionist MEP Jim Nicholson has called on EU leaders to move on to discussing the future UK - EU trading relationship in Brexit talks, following reports that the UK has agreed in principle to...

Ulster Unionists