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Secretary of State announces advice on MLA pay

The Secretary of State today announced that he has asked Trevor Reaney to provide him with advice on pay for Members of the Northern Ireland Assembly in the absence of an Executive and sitting Assembly. The Secretary of State was speaking during the Second Reading of the Northern Ireland Budget Bill.

General Election 2017

In the upcoming snap General Election, called for 8th of June 2017, the Conservatives will stand candidates in 7 constituencies in Northern Ireland.  

The constituencies and prospective parliamentary candidates are as follows:

The Rt Hon James Brokenshire MP, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, supports local Conservatives in their campaign to make a breakthrough in the Stormont election on 2nd March.

Increasingly confident in their chances of winning votes in the upcoming snap election, the Conservatives have fielded candidates across many areas in Northern Ireland.  This comes after the Conservative Party has enjoyed phenomenal electoral success in Scotland, Wales and England over the past c

James Brokenshire Institute of Directors Annual Dinner speech

It’s a great honour to be invited to speak this evening at the prestigious Institute of Directors Northern Ireland annual dinner and I am very grateful to you for your kind invitation.

Before coming to my main remarks I would like to pay tribute to the IoD and the work that you do.