Social enterprises need urgent support, says Dickson

Urgent support needs to be given to social enterprises in Northern Ireland to help them survive the coronavirus pandemic, Alliance Economy spokesperson Stewart Dickson MLA has said. Mr Dickson, Chair of the Assembly All-Party Group on Social Enterprise, has written to Economy Minister Diane Dodds outlining his concern regarding the current funding situation, saying unless […]

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 […]

Alliance representatives condemn kidnapping

Alliance representatives have condemned the kidnapping of a businessman in Co Fermanagh. Kevin Lunney, a director of Quinn Industrial Holdings, was taken while driving from his work to his home in Kinawley around 6.40pm yesterday (Tuesday). He was beaten, suffering “a broken leg and other very severe but non-life-threatening injuries,” before being left at the […]