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 […]

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 […]

Alliance will not be deterred by banners and leaflets, says Farry

Alliance North Down Westminster candidate Stephen Farry has said the party will not be deterred from the election campaign, after the appearance of a banner and distribution of more “sinister” leaflets. The banner was erected in Clanmorris Square in Bangor overnight, while in East Belfast, leaflets again linking Alliance to the IRA were put through […]

Fermanagh and South Tyrone needs a strong Remain voice at Westminster – Beaumont

The Alliance Party has selected Matthew Beaumont as its candidate for the Fermanagh and South Tyrone constituency in the 12 December General Election. Matthew Beaumont said: “In the 2016 referendum, Fermanagh and South Tyrone voted resoundingly to remain in the EU. As a border county, the negative impacts of Brexit will be felt much more […]

Newry and Armagh needs to be heard in Westminster – Coade

The Alliance Party has selected Jackie Coade as its candidate for Newry and Armagh in the 12 December general election. Jackie Coade said: “I am delighted to have been selected as the Alliance Party Newry and Armagh candidate in the upcoming general election. I am a progressive, pro-Remain candidate who passionately believes our best interests […]