Lunn says potential Freedom of Information requests suspension bizarre example of Government paralysis

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has said potential suspension of freedom of information (FOI) requests by Executive Departments in the absence of Ministers is a “bizarre example” of the paralysis in Government here. Mr Lunn was speaking after the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) said some FOI requests could not be processed due to there currently being […]

Working parents let down by Government, says Lunn

Alliance Communities spokesperson Trevor Lunn MLA has said the Government has let down working parents by ending the Childcare Voucher Scheme. Mr Lunn said last week’s closure of the scheme to new applicants showed the Government did not listen to evidence showing working parents would be disadvantaged through its closure. “Many local parents use the […]

Lunn expresses shock and sadness at road crash death

Alliance Upper Bann representative Tara Lunn has expressed shock and deep sadness following the death of a child in a car crash in Banbridge. The eight-year-old boy died following the two-car crash on the Aughnacloy Road around 5.30pm yesterday (Saturday). Three other people were taken to hospital and are being treated for serious injuries. “I […]

Lunn expresses shock after launch of murder investigation

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has said he is shocked after the discovery of a man’s body in North Belfast led to police launching a murder investigation. Two men, aged 26 and 28, have been arrested on suspicion of murder after the discovery in Orient Gardens off the Cliftonville Road. Police have asked anyone in the […]

Lunn deeply concerned by UK air strikes in Syria

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has said it is “deeply concerning” the UK authorised air strikes in Syria without Parliamentary approval and lacking any clear strategy for ending the conflict in the country. Mr Lunn was speaking as Prime Minister Theresa May faced questions in Parliament about the action, which saw the UK join the US […]

Lunn condemns those behind sectarian assault

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has condemned those behind an assault being treated as sectarian in which a 14-year-old boy suffered head injuries. The boy, who has since been discharged from hospital, was attacked by three youths with sticks during disturbances in the North Queen Street area of North Belfast on Saturday. Police, who said a […]

Lunn: All beliefs should be welcome in a free society

Alliance MLA Trevor Lunn has said in a free society people of all faiths should be free to celebrate their beliefs. Mr Lunn was speaking after staff at the Linen Hall Library were said to be shaken after the venue suffered online abuse for hosting an event to mark the centenary of the birth of […]