Assembly News

Conservative & Unionist Party (Northern Ireland) New Leadership

The Conservative & Unionist Party (Northern Ireland) had their AGM on the 28th February and have elected a new leadership Team. The team is made up of Neil Johnston (Chairman), Gary Hynds (Deputy Chairman, Political) and Adam Moore (Deputy Chairman, Membership).

 

Northern Ireland (Ministerial Appointments and Regional Rates) Bill

The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, has introduced legislation which would set a Regional Rate for Northern Ireland in 2017-18 as well as providing an extension to the period in which a new Executive could be formed.

Brokenshire: Round table talks paused

Secretary of State, Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP has today paused the current phase of roundtable talks for Easter.

Mr Brokenshire commented: