Alliance Councillor Nick Mathison has said he is delighted Ards and North Down Councillors unanimously backed his calls for the local authority to oppose all Oil and Shale Gas Exploration License Applications.
“Alliance Councillor Karen Douglas has said she is “horrified” to hear a container of tablets was discovered by young children at the site of an eleventh night bonfire.
The Alliance Party has met with local PSNI officers to discuss growing issues of concern around the interface area of East Belfast.
Alliance Causeway Councillor Chris McCaw has said he is “very disappointed” that the DUP group decided to walk out of a council discussion on flying the Rainbow flag for Belfast Pride festival this year.
Alliance Chief Whip Kellie Armstrong MLA has written to the Parliamentary Commissioner for Standards urging an investigation after new allegations were made about Ian Paisley MP.
Alliance Councillor Peter Lavery has said he’s “extremely disappointed” after Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon Council failed to oppose the awarding of petroleum licenses, despite both the SDLP and Sinn Féin previously speaking against these licenses.
Armagh City, Banbridge and Craigavon Borough Council has sent a strong message of support for LGBTQ+ citizens, Alliance Councillor Eóin Tennyson has said, after successfully bringing a motion to fly the rainbow flag from civic buildings to mark Pride.
Alliance Policing Board member John Blair MLA has said the erection of banners in support of ‘Soldier F’ is creating a chill factor in many areas.
Alliance Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MLA has said there is a need for a ‘reality check,’ after a report suggested a single food standards zone for the UK and Ireland to avoid border checks.