Long disappointed by erection of Sinn Féin banners at Council parks

Alliance Councillor Michael Long has said he is disappointed at the erection of party banners by Sinn Féin at several Belfast City Council parks across the city. Councillor Long, Alliance’s Group Leader in City Hall, said Council parks were not appropriate places for party political material to be displayed and called for them to be […]

Alliance calls for positive political campaigning

Alliance Party leader on Belfast City Council, Michael Long, has put forward a motion for the meeting on Monday 2 December calling for positive political campaigning. Councillor Long said: “The election campaign to date has largely been positive, but there have been instances of direct and online abuse directed at candidates, election posters removed and […]

PSNI must take action against threats and intimidation in Avoniel, says Alliance

The Alliance Party has backed Belfast City Council’s calls for the PSNI to take robust action against those who continue to be involved in aggravated trespass at the Avoniel Leisure Centre site, ensuring reports of intimidation and threats are properly investigated. The Party made the call as the Leisure Centre entered into another day of […]

Alliance holds meeting with PSNI over bonfires and flags

The Alliance Party met with senior PSNI officers at Police Headquarters on Friday morning, outlining a range of concerns about the recent issues around bonfires and flags. The delegation included Councillor Michael Long, Councillor Michelle Kelly and Councillor Eric Hanvey as well as Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MLA and Policing Board member John Blair MLA. […]

PSNI must take action against threats and intimidation in Avoniel, says Alliance

The Alliance Party has backed Belfast City Council’s calls for the PSNI to take robust action against those who continue to be involved in aggravated trespass at the Avoniel Leisure Centre site, ensuring reports of intimidation and threats are properly investigated. The Party made the call as the Leisure Centre entered into another day of […]

Rainbow flag flying from City Hall a show of support for LGBTQ+ community, says Long

Flying the rainbow flag from Belfast City Hall would be a strong show of support for the local LGBTQ+ community, Alliance Councillor Michael Long has said, after bringing a successful proposal to Belfast City Council calling for it. The flag will fly from the building on August 3, the day of the Belfast Pride parade, […]