A representative of the Northern Ireland Conservatives in North Down, Julian Robertson, has criticised Finance Minister Sammy Wilson for his impotent response to high rates of sickness leave in the civil service.
Irwin Armstrong, Chairman of the Northern Ireland Conservatives, welcomed the fact that patients in the North West will have a new cancer unit, but warned that the money to fund it will have to be found elsewhere.
The chairman of the Northern Ireland Conservatives, Irwin Armstrong, has hailed the Queen’s successful visit to the Republic of Ireland, describing it as a “major step forward” for relationships on the island of Ireland.
Irwin Armstrong, chairman of the Conservative party in Northern Ireland, congratulated the successful candidates in the recent Assembly and Council elections, but noted that the real winner Is ‘none of the above’.
Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Owen Paterson has condemned yesterday’s murder of Constable Ronan Kerr as “...an evil act carried out by enemies of the whole community”. Mr Paterson said: “First and foremost my heartfelt thoughts and prayers are with the family, friends and colleagues of the young PSNI officer who was murdered today.