Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has welcomed news students are set to receive a £500 payment to help alleviate some of the disruption Covid-19 has caused.
Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw has said the ‘regional approach’ being adopted to try to ensure as many procedures, including surgery, as possible can continue in Northern Ireland will need to be maintained beyond the end of the pandemic.
Alliance Finance Spokesperson Andrew Muir MLA has called for soon-to-be established civil servant e-hubs to be located in town centres across Northern Ireland.
Alliance has sought an urgent meeting with the PSNI Chief Constable to discuss increasing tensions and paramilitary activity in recent weeks.
Alliance MLA John Blair has asked the new DAERA Minister, Gordon Lyons MLA, to make a commitment that any threats of violence will not be used to influence government policy.
Alliance Leader Naomi Long MLA has said a DUP ‘five point plan’ opposing the Northern Ireland Protocol would do nothing except inflict more pain on people.
Alliance Education spokesperson Chris Lyttle MLA has said the impact of disrupted learning for pupils must be mitigated, after the Education Minister confirmed schools here will calculate GCSE, AS and A-Level grades for students.
Alliance Infrastructure spokesperson MLA has welcomed an increase in the fine and penalty points awarded to drivers who are caught using a hand-held mobile phone while driving.
Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has called for cool, calm heads from all political leaders, after the escalation of threats at Larne Port led to staff being sent home.