Tag Archives: Chris Lyttle MLA

Assembly Election 2017: East Belfast

The key difference between Assembly 2016 and Assembly 2017 is that only five MLAs will be elected from each constituncy. For at least eighteen MLAs and their staff, this election has come four years too early. The percentage of votes … Continue reading

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Profile: East Belfast

Candidates: DUP: Robin Newton. Sammy Douglas. Joanne Bunting. Alliance: Naomi Long. Chris Lyttle. Tim Morrow. UUP: Chris McGimpsey. Andy Allen. Green: Ross Brown. SDLP: Amy Doherty. Sinn Féin: Niall Ó Donghaille. TUV: Andrew Girvin. Labour Representaion: Erskine Holmes. Labour Cross … Continue reading

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The Great East Belfast Alliance Party Selection Controversy

i cant say that I have seen much about the Alliance Party and East Belfast on Slugger O’Toole. And yet Naomi Long is their favourite politician. interesting to note that Judith Cochrane MLA has decided not to seek re-selection. She … Continue reading

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So…Equal Marriage?

Later today, the Norn Iron Assembly will be debating “Equal Marriage”. Even though, the DUP have submitted a Petition of Concern, the exercise is not entirely pointless…as it sets out the attitudes of the main players in Norn Iron. Is … Continue reading

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Alliance Party…The Hashtag Party?

I have to say that I am mildly amused at the hashtag “Aim High Vote Lo” as a campaign slogan for Alliance Euro candidate, Anna Lo. But I cant help feeling that the Alliance Party did not think this one … Continue reading

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East Belfast Speaks Out…Quietly.

So last night East Belfast spoke out…quietly. I expected more. Indeed I feared more. I thought there would be folks from the totemic Belmont Bowling Club and maybe the Beast from the East…or at least some Fleggers. Maybe some Short … Continue reading

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21st Century Boys

I have to say that I like Basil McCrea and I like John McCallister more. But I am still not sure that the Party they founded (NI21) can make any impact. Being “liked” is not enough. And Basil and John … Continue reading

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