Lessons need learned following MOT lifts failure report, says Muir

Lessons need learned following the publication of a report into the failure of lifts at MOT centres earlier this year, Alliance MLA Andrew Muir has said. North Down MLA Mr Muir was speaking following the publication of an Audit Office investigation into the failure of the lifts. The Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson had previously requested the […]

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 […]