Monthly Archives: August 2008

GRAMMAR SCHOOLS SAFE THIS YEAR AND EVERY OTHER YEAR

DUP Assembly Member, Mervyn Storey, has moved to reassure parents and pupils on the eve of the new school year. The North Antrim MLA said today: “The Education Minister’s tenure in office has been characterized by confusion and disarray. Due … Continue reading

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SINN FEIN THREATS REINFORCES DUP DETERMINATION – DODDS

Sinn Fein’s ludicrous attempts to force their own way by issuing threats and running to Dublin and London will not work. Mr. Dodds said it was time for Sinn Fein to accept the political reality that the DUP has made … Continue reading

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ALLISTER DISAPPOINTED FOR SINN FEIN

Responding to comments from Jim Allister, Peter Weir said: “Question-evader Jim Allister seems to be labouring under the misapprehension that Sinn Fein not getting their way over Policing and Justice Powers is a bad thing. We do not. Thanks to … Continue reading

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LET’S HAVE UTTER TRANSPARENCY, HONESTY AND CANDOUR OVER MEP EXPENSES

DUP Assembly Member for Strangford Simon Hamilton has questioned why Jim Allister appears so reluctant to answer simple questions concerning his office expenses and allowances. The Strangford MLA compared Mr. Allister’s demands for openness and transparency with his refusal to … Continue reading

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DONALDSON RESPONDS TO SINN FEIN THREAT

The DUP’s Lagan Valley MP Jeffrey Donaldson has responded to comments made by Sinn Fein Dail Leader Caoimhghin O’Caolain where he threatens that Sinn Fein will pull its Ministers out the Executive. Responding to the Sinn Fein comments Mr. Donaldson … Continue reading

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FOSTER LAUNCHES BY-ELECTION CAMPAIGN

DUP MLA Arlene Foster has launched her unity campaign to keep the Enniskillen council seat in Unionist hands. Below is an extract of her address delivered to supporters and well-wishers in Enniskillen District Hall on Thursday evening. Mrs. Foster said: … Continue reading

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STOREY PRAISES NORTHERN IRELAND GCSE STUDENTS

North Antrim DUP Assembly Member Mervyn Storey has praised Northern Ireland’s GSCE students as they once again outperformed the rest of the United Kingdom. Statistics published today by the Joint Council for Qualifications (JCQ) show that 74.5% of Northern Ireland … Continue reading

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MULTI MANDATE MANIA – CAMPBELL

The DUP’s East Londonderry MP Gregory Campbell has responded to the latest attempt by some Parties to raise the issue of multiple mandates.Mr. Campbell said, “Those who are struggling to create a market for themselves in the Northern Ireland political … Continue reading

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SERIOUS QUESTIONS FOR ALLISTER TO ANSWER OVER EXPENSES

DUP Assembly Member for Strangford Simon Hamilton has said that Jim Allister has serious questions to answer concerning his expenses claimed as a Member of the European Parliament. Mr. Hamilton has called for a full disclosure from the maverick MEP … Continue reading

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O’LOAN COMMENTS "AN AFFRONT TO THE ENTIRE PROTESTANT COMMUNITY"

South Belfast DUP MLA Jimmy Spratt has condemned the comments made by Dame Nuala O’Loan in which she claimed Protestants had been “taught as children that they could not trust Catholics”. Commenting after receiving calls from outraged constituents, Jimmy Spratt … Continue reading

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