Monthly Archives: April 2016

Profile: Upper Bann

The candidates: DUP: Sydney Anderson. Carla Lockhart. UUP: Joanne Dobson. Doug Beattie. Kyle Savage. TUV: Roy Ferguson. PUP:Sophie Long. UKIP: David Jones. Alliance: Harry Hamilton. Green: Simon Lee. SDLP: Dolores Kelly. Sinn Féin: John O’Dowd. Catherine Seeley. CISTA: Martin Kelly. … Continue reading

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“Plumping”

We are now so used to the Proportional Representation voting, it is difficult for young people to conceive that in 1973, when it was re-introduced after decades…it was considered so new and so confusing that a series of TV adverts … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #18 Jenny Palmer (UUP)

Jenny Palmer: Lagan Valley. This poster is located at Govenors Road, Lisburn. Jenny Palmer is a UUP councillor in Lisburn. She is a defection from DUP, going off-message over the Red Sky controversy. She has a lesser known running mate … Continue reading

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #17 Claire Bailey (Green Party)

Claire Bailey: South Belfast. This poster is located outside the Agapé Centre on Lisburn Road. Claire seems to be more involved in Abortion Rights issues than traditional “green” issues. She had a good Westminster campaign last year.

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Poster Boys & Girls 2016: #16 Trevor Lunn (Alliance)

Trevor Lunn: Lagan Valley. This poster is located at roundabout Hillsborough Road/ Govenors Road in Lisburn. Trevor Lunn (69) a MLA since 2007 is generally regarded on the right wing (socially and economically) of the Alliance Party. Ironically the poster … Continue reading

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South Belfast: Hustings

Rodney McCune (UUP), Claire Bailey (Green), Duncan Morrow (Alliance) Claire Hanna (SDLP), Ruth Patterson (Ind Unionist) and Christopher Stalford (DUP) After introducing the panel, William Crawley asks the first question. DOES THIS CONSTITUENCY NEED MORE MIGRANTS Rodney McCune talked about … Continue reading

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South Belfast Hustings: The Undercard.

A pretty full house at Agapé Centre (South Belfast Methodist Centre) for South Belfast hustings. Two panels. An undercard…Sean Burns (some kinda Labour) Bob Stoker ((UKIP), Lily Kerr (Workers Party), Brigitte Anton (Labour in NI) Ben Manton (Conservative) and Billy … Continue reading

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