Democratic Unionist Party
06 Jan 2021
DUP Upper Bann MLA and Health Committee representative Jonathan Buckley has pressed for assurances from the Minister of Health that pathways to diagnosis and treatment for those with cancer will not be adversely impacted during the latest period of Covid restrictions in Northern Ireland.
Economy Minister Diane Dodds said,
DUP South Antrim MLA and Vice-Chair of the Assembly’s Health Committee Pam Cameron has accused the Irish Government of ‘grandstanding’ after it emerged that Dublin has reneged on its promise to provide European Health Insurance Cards to all residents in Northern Ireland because the UK Government has already secured equal protection as part of the Brexit trade deal.
Economy Minister Diane Dodds today announced a new Assured Skills
Academy with PwC offering 20 high quality training places for people
05 Jan 2021
The Executive tonight agreed a package of additional restrictions given the high levels of Covid-19 transmission in the community.
Diane Dodds MLA said,
The Education Minister has said pre-school education settings,
primary and post primary schools will be required to provide remote
learning to pupils until the half term break in mid-February.
DUP Leader Arlene Foster has been made aware by the PSNI of a threat issued against her by the South East Antrim UDA.
DUP Leader Arlene Foster and local MLA William Irwin have said the 45th anniversary of the Kingsmill massacre is a reminder of the sectarian murder which blighted Northern Ireland for so long. The DUP representatives also said the 1976 murders were one of the many unanswered questions in relation to the Irish state and its relationship with the Provisional IRA.
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