Tag Archives: David Ford

Assembly Election 2017: South Antrim

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: South Antrim

Candidates: DUP: Trevor Clarke. Pamela Cameron. Paul Girvan. UUP: Adrian Cochrane Watson. Paul Michael. Stephen Aiken. UKIP: Robert Hill. TUV: Richard Cairns. Alliance: David Ford. SDLP: Roisin Lynch. Sinn Féin: Declan Kearney. Green: Helen Farley. Conservative: Mark Young. Independent: David … Continue reading

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The Alliance Party And Religion

Last week Cllr Alan Harbinson (North Down) left the Alliance Party over the issue of Gay marriage…..he is against it. The surprising thing about his resignation……and even possible defection to DUP is that he has only been on the Council … Continue reading

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Almost Interesting Piece About Co-Terminosity

I see Nicholas Whyte has a piece on Slugger O’Toole., the website which is a partner of Stratagem, which advises Rowntree which has given the Alliance Party £98,000 since 2007. Mr Whyte is a former advisor to David Ford MLA, … Continue reading

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Alliance Party Conference

Unfortunately I wont be at the Alliance Party Conference. The venue…La Mon Hotel in East Belfast/Castlereagh is not convenient. A pity. It promises to be almost interesting. In the past few months, things have started to go wrong for the … Continue reading

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Feeling Sorry For The Alliance Party…….Well Nearly

The Alliance Party opposes Sectarianism in Norn Iron ……while managing to do rather well out of it. It presents intself as a non-sectarian alternative to the tribal politics of Unionism and Nationalism but is actually the leading player in the … Continue reading

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