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Curriculum Sports Programme cut must be reversed – Ennis

Speaking after a meeting with the interim head of the civil service, Sinn Féin culture arts and sport spokesperson Sinéad Ennis MLA said: “I called for this cross-party meeting with the interim head of the civil service to express concern over the cut to the Curriculum Sports Programme and in an effort to protect this […]

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Ennis calls for sports development grant to be reinstated

Sinn Féin MLA Sinead Ennis has called on the Department for Education to reconsider their decision to close the sports development programme and reinstate the sports development grant. The party’s Culture Arts and Sport spokesperson was speaking after a recent study found that children as old as 12 are unable to run, jump, throw, catch […]

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Healthcare workers deserve better – Hazzard

South Down MP Chris Hazzard has met with staff and trade union representatives from the Royal College of Nursing and has pledged Sinn Féin’s ongoing support for nurses and public sector workers. Speaking after the meeting on Tuesday, the local MP said: “I was delighted to meet with staff and trade union representatives from the Royal […]

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Hazzard Welcomes End to Warrenpoint Waste Plant Proposals

  Sinn Féin’s Chris Hazzard MP has welcomed confirmation from ReGen Waste Ltd that it will withdraw its application for a hazardous waste plant in Warrenpoint Harbour. The local South Down MP had been working with local residents and stakeholders concerned that any proposed facility on Carlingford Lough would have been hugely detrimental to the […]

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Loughinisland pedestrians must be protected – Rogan

Sinn Féin MLA Emma Rogan has asked local TransportNI officials to give serious consideration to the inclusion of Loughinisland in future footway programmes.    The local MLA was speaking following conversations with a number of local families’ who raised serious concerns about the safety of their children walking the Loughinisland Road daily.    “All age […]

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