Muir extremely concerned over claims of Translink viability

Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson Andrew Muir MLA has said he is extremely concerned after a senior civil servant said the viability of Translink was in jeopardy. The Department for Infrastructure’s John McGrath told the Assembly’s Infrastructure Committee while the company had managed to maintain the rail and bus network, it was “running out of options” financially. […]

Muir urges Minister to ensure residents’ parking scheme review reports promptly

Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson Andrew Muir MLA has urged the Infrastructure Minister to ensure a review into residents’ parking schemes reports promptly. Minister Nichola Mallon recently replied to an Assembly Question posed by North Down MLA Mr Muir detailing a review is currently being undertaken after the introduction of the first such scheme in South Belfast. […]

Lyttle welcomes e-bikes legislation confirmation but says it should not have taken so long

Alliance MLA Chris Lyttle has welcomed confirmation new legislation will be introduced to simplify the usage of electronic bikes here but added it should not have taken this long for it to happen. Mr Lyttle, Chair of the Assembly’s All-Party Group on Cycling, was speaking after Infrastructure Minister Nichola Mallon said she had asked officials […]

Long announces new Alliance spokespersons

Alliance Leader Naomi Long has announced the party’s spokespersons for the new Assembly mandate, saying the party’s representatives will continue working to deliver for the people of Northern Ireland.   Chris Lyttle will continue as Alliance Education spokesperson, chairing the Assembly’s Education Committee, while Paula Bradshaw will remain as Health spokesperson and also take up […]

Urgent Roads meeting requested following serious A1 traffic accident – Pope

Alliance Party Councillor for Banbridge DEA, Brian Pope, has called for an urgent meeting with the Department for Infrastructure following another serious traffic accident on the A1.   Councillor Pope said: “My immediate thoughts are with those who where involved in yet another serious traffic accident on the A1 on Sunday.   “This will be […]