UK Government’s trade talks document manifesto for confrontation, says Farry

The UK Government’s document outlining its priorities for trade talks with the EU is a “manifesto for confrontation,” Alliance Brexit spokesperson Stephen Farry MP has said. The 30-page document states the Government’s aim for a trading relationship with the EU following the transition period at the end of 2020. However, Dr Farry said it was […]

Farry joins other MPs to speak out against trophy hunting

Alliance MP Stephen Farry has joined other MPs to speak out against trophy hunting, calling for a complete ban on the activity. MPs from a number of parties combined to sign a letter from animal welfare organisations Campaign to Ban Trophy Hunting and Humane Society International, stating trophy hunting has ‘devastating’ impacts on many species’ […]

New immigration plans pose particular threat to Northern Ireland, says Farry

New immigration plans from the UK Government pose a particular threat to Northern Ireland, Alliance Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MP has said. The points-based system would mean low-skilled workers would not receive visas after the UK leaves the EU. “Alliance is opposed to these changes. We will be pursuing a two-track approach of objecting to […]

Prime Minister needs to pay attention to damage Brexit deal will have on Northern Ireland, says Farry

The Prime Minister needs to pay particular attention to the damage his Brexit deal is going to have on Northern Ireland, Alliance MP Stephen Farry has said. Dr Farry was speaking during his maiden speech in the House of Commons today (Friday), before voting against Boris Johnson’s Withdrawal Agreement Bill. The Bill passed by 124 […]

Government legacy plans undermine rule of law, says Farry

Alliance MP Stephen Farry has expressed “deep concern” at proposals by the UK Government to stop prosecutions of Army veterans here. Prime Minister Boris Johnson made the pledge on what he called “vexatious” allegations during the Queen’s Speech. Dr Farry said it could have potential implications for the Stormont House Agreement and  the UK’s human […]

Farry the Remain choice for North Down, after selection for Westminster race

Stephen Farry will be the Alliance candidate for North Down in the General Election, the party has announced. The North Down MLA was selected by local party members and said he was looking forward to continuing the pro-Remain voice from the constituency in Westminster. “Alliance has always been quite clear – there is no such […]