Smaller parties’ withdrawal means straight Remain choice for South Belfast, says Bradshaw

Alliance South Belfast Westminster candidate Paula Bradshaw has said the withdrawal of smaller parties from the South Belfast constituency ahead of December’s election means a Remain MP is now certain to be elected – it is just a question of which one. The MLA stated: “Alliance has been clear throughout that while we welcome cooperation […]

The Alliance Party general election candidate for North Antrim will be Councillor Patricia O’Lynn

Speaking after her selection as candidate Councillor O’Lynn said: “This election will be one of the most important in recent years as it will help determine our relationship with the EU. “Alliance believes there is no such thing as a good Brexit and Northern Ireland’s best interests lie in staying in the EU. If elected, […]

West Tyrone deserves active representation to fight Brexit – Donnelly

The Alliance Party general election candidate for West Tyrone will be Councillor Stephen Donnelly. Speaking after his selection as candidate Councillor Donnelly said: “West Tyrone voted heavily to remain in the European Union and deserves active representation in opposition to Brexit and in favour of a People’s Vote. “As a rural border constituency, and highly […]

Alliance selects Councillor Rachael Ferguson for Foyle

The Alliance Party has selected Councillor Rachael Ferguson as its candidate for the Foyle Constituency in the General Election.   Councillor Rachael Ferguson said: “I am privileged to be selected as the Alliance Party candidate for the general election. Since my election to Council in May I have consistently argued that there is no such […]

Passage of Historical Institutional Abuse Bill welcome but long overdue, says Bradshaw

Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw has welcomed the passage of the Historical Institutional Abuse Bill through Westminster and congratulated campaigners on this important milestone. MPs fast-tracked the legislation through the House of Commons today and it will now receive Royal Assent. “It is important first of all to congratulate those who have led the campaign to […]

West Belfast needs a strong Remain voice – Higgins

Alliance Party candidate for the West Belfast constituency in the general election, Donnamarie Higgins, has said the area needs a strong Remain candidate who will take her seat.   Speaking about her selection, Ms Higgins said: “Whilst politicians continue to bicker amongst themselves, people in areas like West Belfast are being left behind. Issues like health, […]

North Belfast needs inclusive leadership, says McAllister, after UUP decision

North Belfast more than ever needs inclusive leadership, Alliance General Election candidate Nuala McAllister has said, after the UUP confirmed they would not be running in the constituency. Ms McAllister said the decision by incoming UUP leader Steve Aiken was an act of backtracking on his behalf. “Threats towards the UUP from any quarters have […]