Tag Archives: Stephen Farry MLA

Profile: North Down

Candidates: DUP: Peter Weir. Alex Easton. Gordon Dunne. UUP: Alan Chambers. Chris Eisenstadt. Carl McClean. Alliance: Stephen Farry. Andrew Muir. Green: Steven Agnew. TUV: John Brennan. UKIP: Bill Piper. SDLP: Conal Browne. Sinn Féin: Therese McCartney. Labour Rep Committee: Maria … 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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Banker Bonus, Living Wage And Zero Hours

It is of course a cliche that to make the Rich work hard…you have to pay them a fortune and to make the Poor work harder…you only need to pay them buttons. Last week there was a furore over the … Continue reading

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Getting Shirty On Campus

Lets talk…Primary School. In my day 1957-1963, primary school children did not wear uniform. Some kids were better dressed than others. Nowadays primary school children wear uniform. Arguably a standardised uniform makes it more difficult to tell children from affluent … Continue reading

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The Great Alliance Confidence Trick

If you get a reputation for getting up early…you can lie in bed all day. And the Alliance Party has this peculiar reputation for Decency in Public Affairs. It likes to present itself as the small party of moderation, squeezed … 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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So Farewell Then Trevor Lunn?

Surely he has to resign. Personally Id prefer if he didnt resign as he demeans the Allisnce Party by being MLA for Lagan Valley. He is 67 years old and can just sit his present little difficulty out. Its unlikely … Continue reading

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