Tag Archives: Jonathan Bell

Assembly Election 2017: Strangford

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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Bell Or Foster?

I have not met Jonathon Bell. But I never really liked him. I have not met Arlene Foster. But I have never really liked her. I have never met Stephen Nolan. But I never really liked him. So by any … Continue reading

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Profile: Strangford

Candidates: DUP: Jonathan Bell. MIchelle McIlveen. SImon Hamilton.Harry Harvey. UUP: Mike Nesbitt. Philip Smith. Alliance: Kellie Armstrong. TUV: Stephen Cooper. SDLP: Joe Boyle. Sinn Féin: Dermot Kennedy. Green: Georgia Grainger. Conservative: Bill McKendry. UKIP:Stephen Crosby. Independant: Jimmy Menagh. Independent: Rab … Continue reading

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Westminster Election 2015: South Belfast

The Results: South Belfast is a strange consituency. At Assembly level, the six seats are held by five different parties. The sixth seat is held by SDLP. Much has been made of the fact that Alasdair McDonnell has won the … Continue reading

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So…Simon Hamilton

I suppose I covered all the bases with this observation, two weeks ago. But I really did think that Simon Hamilton, who is quite pragmatic would get the Health Ministry. Arlene Foster goes to Finance and Jonathan Bell gets Trade … Continue reading

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