Bradshaw welcomes political agreement on compensation for victims and survivors

Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw has welcomed agreement between the political parties and Civil Service on changes to draft legislation relating to compensation for victims and survivors of institutional abuse. A letter signed by party leaders will now be sent to the Secretary of State, confirming backing for the matter to be dealt with at Westminster. […]

Brown hits out at attempts to silence party

Alliance Councillor Patrick Brown has hit out at attempts by others to “silence” the party on Newry, Mourne and Down District Council, after two important motions were sent to committees instead of being discussed in the Council chamber. Councillor Brown was speaking after yesterday’s Council meeting, where he and others proposed and seconded motions on […]

Alliance meets Audit Office over BCC funding

The Audit Office is to look into if Belfast City Council and its Councillors have followed recommendations in relation to funding, after an Alliance team met with representatives from the body on Friday. Councillor Nuala McAllister described the meeting as “essential” as she argued the DUP and Sinn Féin had largely ignored calls to see […]