Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw MLA has welcomed the Health Minister’s intention to call an inquiry into failings at Muckamore Abbey Hospital, but said it has to be a full public inquiry with statutory powers.
Alliance Councillor Ross McMullan has confirmed Belfast City Hall will be lit in the colours of the Lebanese flag tonight, after he made the request following yesterday’s devastating explosions in Beirut.
Alliance MLA Paula Bradshaw has called for clarity over whether soft play businesses can reopen later this week.
Alliance Justice Minister Naomi Long has announced £100,000 funding for voluntary search and rescue groups in Northern Ireland.
Alliance Leader Naomi Long has said: "It is with great sadness that I have learnt of the passing of John Hume this morning. My thoughts are with his friends and family – including his political family within the SDLP.
East Antrim Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson has called on the Economy Minister to act urgently to protect workers facing redundancy, as the Government in London has confirmed it will legislate to ensure redundancy is calculated on the basis of contractual pay, rather than furlough pay.
Alliance Councillor Kate Nicholl has called on all parties to back plans for Belfast City Hall to light up annually in support of World Aids Day in December.
Belfast City Council residents now won’t have to overpay when it comes to making a high hedges complaint, after Alliance Councillor Ross McMullan ensured the cost was brought into line with elsewhere in Northern Ireland.
The potential loss of 80 jobs at the National Trust is a major blow, Alliance MLA John Blair has said.