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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. 

Finance Minister all talk and no action

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.