Commitment to Public Transport paying off says Armstrong

Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson, Strangford MLA Kellie Armstrong, has congratulated Translink on a successful first year of Glider operations across Belfast.   Kellie Armstrong commented: “Investment in modern vehicles has delivered the intended outcome with more people choosing public transport to move across Belfast. The introduction of Glider a year ago was met with opposition from […]

Anti-poverty strategy needs to make best use of limited resources, says Armstrong

Any anti-poverty strategy should make the best use of limited resources to reduce the number of people living in hardship, Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong has said. Ms Armstrong was speaking after meeting with senior officials from Strategic Planning and Resources in the Department of Communities to discuss the proposed Anti-Poverty Strategy. The strategy would form […]

Armstrong seeks assurance MOTs will not be further impacted during strike action

Alliance Infrastructure Spokesperson Kellie Armstrong MLA has asked DVA to provide assurance that strike action will not cause further delays at MOT centres. Kellie said: “The ongoing issue at MOT centres has left many people having to take their cars off road while they await a test date. If someone has waited weeks for a […]

Armstrong welcomes consultation on parental leave for parents of premature babies

Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong has welcomed a UK Government consultation on potential changes to parental leave and pay for parents of premature and sick babies. Strangford MLA Ms Armstrong said the consultation into the extension of parental leave for such parents was because of the hard work of charities Tiny Life and Bliss. “I am […]