Fermanagh and South Tyrone needs a strong Remain voice at Westminster – Beaumont

The Alliance Party has selected Matthew Beaumont as its candidate for the Fermanagh and South Tyrone constituency in the 12 December General Election. Matthew Beaumont said: “In the 2016 referendum, Fermanagh and South Tyrone voted resoundingly to remain in the EU. As a border county, the negative impacts of Brexit will be felt much more […]

Newry and Armagh needs to be heard in Westminster – Coade

The Alliance Party has selected Jackie Coade as its candidate for Newry and Armagh in the 12 December general election. Jackie Coade said: “I am delighted to have been selected as the Alliance Party Newry and Armagh candidate in the upcoming general election. I am a progressive, pro-Remain candidate who passionately believes our best interests […]

Fleadh Cheoil could bring huge benefits to Armagh

At the Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council meeting on 28 October, Alliance representatives voted in favour of a proposal that council should explore hosting the Fleadh Cheoil in Armagh City. Speaking after the vote Alliance Lurgan Councillor Peter Lavery said: “There is a rich culture, arts and heritage scene within our borough with many people […]

No excuse for HIA Bill not to clear Parliament before election – Bradshaw

Alliance Health Spokesperson Paula Bradshaw has said there is no excuse for the bill providing for an apology and compensation to victims of Historical Institutional Abuse not to clear Parliament before it dissolves for the election. The South Belfast MLA stated: “I wrote to the Secretary of State last week and have been in touch […]

Tennyson expresses disappointment after fossil fuel divestment vote

Alliance Party Councillor Eóin Tennyson has expressed his disappointment after the DUP and UUP groups on Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council teamed up to defeat his motion calling for the Local Government pension scheme to be divested from fossil fuel companies. This comes after the DUP, UUP and SDLP voted to defer an […]