Riots show division not being addressed

The Northern Ireland Conservatives’ chairman, Irwin Armstrong, has warned that violence in the run up to the marching season demonstrates divisions in our society are not being effectively addressed by politicians.

Conservatives lead on Air Passenger Duty

Northern Ireland Conservatives chairman, Irwin Armstrong, has welcomed the NI Affairs Committee’s report on Air Passenger Duty, which recommends that the levy should be abolished in Northern Ireland. 

Conservatives lead on Corporation Tax

Chairman of the Northern Ireland Conservatives, Irwin Armstrong, has pointed out that the DUP’s messages on Corporation Tax are deeply contradictory.

Peter Robinson allies with separatists in call to renegotiate Union.

The Northern Ireland Conservatives have warned the First Minister, Peter Robinson, that he should be wary of signing up to a “separatists’ charter”.  Vice Chairman (political), Dr Paul Megarity, noted that the Joint Ministerial Council, under the influence of the SNP’s Alex Salmond, is threatening to play “fast and loose with the Union”, after it called on the government to instigate constitutional reform.