Jim Allister

Type: Person
Name: Jim Allister
First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 1 reports

Bessbrook flags were sectarian emblems that Sinn Fein wanted removed

The two tricolours believed to have upset drowning victim Oswald Bradley were erected in trees on a small island on Bessbrook Pond last week.Sinn Fein had called for their removal, saying they were seen as "overtly sectarian, intimidating and threatening" ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

DUP minister Nelson McCausland has to quit, insist fellow unionists

Mr McCausland has dismissed the conclusions of the committee that monitors his department as "flawed" and "one-sided" following revelations in a TV programme broadcast more than a year ago– 25 July 2014Unionists have insisted DUP minister Nelson McCausland ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Naomi Long challenges Government to get 'irresponsible' Unionists back to the table for Haass talks on parades and flags

Alliance MP Naomi Long– 16 July 2014Naomi Long has challenged the Government to get Unionist leaders back to the table for the "Haass talks" on parades, flags and the Troubles legacy.Unionists abandoned all-party discussions earlier this month after the ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Inter-unionist competition defines response to march ban

On Monday night, a grandiose Orange Order delegation – Grand Master Edward Stevenson, Deputy Grand Master Rev Alistair Smith and Grand Secretary Drew Nelson – visited the “protest camp” at Twaddle Avenue in north Belfast to convey the order’s support ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

TUV man queries 'graduated response'

A senior TUV member has broken ranks with the main unionist parties over their joint response to the banning of a 12 July parade in north Belfast.TUV leader Jim Allister last week co-signed a statement with other unionist leaders saying there would be ... [Published BBC - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 04 2014 - Updated Jul 04 2014 - 1 reports

Fresh fears that Northern Ireland's Stormont government could topple

Stormont has been plunged into a fresh crisis after unionists joined forces to warn of an action plan to protest against the ban on a Twelfth Orange Order return parade through Ardoyne.Fears that the power-sharing institutions could be under threat increased ... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 04 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Combined unionist leaders urge peaceful and political response to unjust determination

Mike Nesbitt MLA Leader of Ulster Unionist Party, Rt Hon Peter Robinson MLA Leader of Democratic Unionist Party, Jim Allister QC MLA Leader of Traditional Unionist Voice, Cllr Billy Hutchinson Leader of Progressive Unionist Party, Ian McLaughlin Ulster ... [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 03 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Unionists warn there will be protests over decision to bar Orangemen walking up Crumlin Road

Unionists warned on Thursday there will be protests against the Parades Commission decision to bar Orangemen from walking up the Crumlin Road on July 12.In a joint statement from the DUP, UUP, TUV, PUP and UPRG they said there “will be a graduated unionist ... [Published Irish Mirror - Jul 03 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Northern Ireland Assembly

The Assembly passed a motion calling for respect, restraint and tolerance around parades and protests, on 1 July 2014.Ulster Unionist Tom Elliott said there was "a section of people who will not accept an opposing culture, or indeed an opposing view" ... [Published BBC - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: Review of teacher training

Employment Minister Stephen Farry laid out alternative approaches to the reform of the "fragmented and inefficient" teacher training system, on 1 July 2014.A review of the current training infrastructure, carried out by "a team of five international education ... [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

VIDEO: EU Funding programmes

Finance Minister Simon Hamilton said the Executive was on target to allocate around £175m in EU funding to local projects, on 1 July 2014.The minister was delivering a statement on the latest North South Ministerial Council (NSMC) meeting on EU progr ... [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 30 2014 - Updated Jun 30 2014 - 1 reports

Brian Rowan: Talking and events

On Wednesday a new round of all-party talks will begin at Parliament Buildings, the next page turn after Haass/O'Sullivan - and the next attempt to get something done on flags, parades and the past.Paul Sweeney, Permanent Secretary at the Department of ... [Published UTV - Jun 30 2014]

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"in any credible democracy a minister found guilty of deliberately misleading his scrutiny committee would be packing his bags. but this is stormont, where anything goes" Mr Allister added

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Bessbrook flags were sectarian emblems that Sin... [Published Belfast Telegraph - 2 hours ago]
DUP minister Nelson McCausland has to quit, ins... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 25 2014]
Naomi Long challenges Government to get 'irresp... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 16 2014]
Unionists and order outline 'graduated response... [Published The Irish News - Jul 11 2014]
Inter-unionist competition defines response to ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 10 2014]
DUP minister Nelson McCausland slammed after he... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 10 2014]
TUV man queries 'graduated response' [Published BBC - Jul 09 2014]
Fresh fears that Northern Ireland's Stormont go... [Published Belfast Telegraph - Jul 04 2014]
Unionists Walk Out Of New Talks [Published Build Scotland.co.uk - Jul 03 2014]
Combined unionist leaders urge peaceful and pol... [Published Ulster Unionist Party - Jul 03 2014]
Orangemen barred from parading in Ardoyne on T... [Published Irish Times - Jul 03 2014]
Unionists warn there will be protests over deci... [Published Irish Mirror - Jul 03 2014]
VIDEO: Northern Ireland Assembly [Published BBC - Jul 02 2014]
VIDEO: Review of teacher training [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
VIDEO: EU Funding programmes [Published BBC - Jul 01 2014]
Tensions rise for marching season [Published An Phoblacht - Jul 01 2014]
Brian Rowan: Talking and events [Published UTV - Jun 30 2014]
Democracy Live - week's highlights [Published BBC - Jun 27 2014]
VIDEO: Justice Bill [Published BBC - Jun 25 2014]
VIDEO: Apprenticeships Review [Published BBC - Jun 25 2014]
VIDEO: Northern Ireland Assembly [Published BBC - Jun 24 2014]
VIDEO: End of Key Stage Assessments [Published BBC - Jun 24 2014]
‘Build upon A26 work’ [Published Ballymoney Times - Jun 24 2014]
VIDEO: Social Development Committee [Published BBC - Jun 23 2014]
Birmingham Pub Bombings: IRA murder victim's si... [Published Birmingham Mail - Jun 22 2014]
Brian Rowan: It's not just about parading [Published UTV - Jun 20 2014]
Appeals for calm as difficult period of North’s... [Published Irish Times - Jun 20 2014]
Minister says no apology to firms [Published BBC - Jun 19 2014]
“Political landscape has changed and changed ut... [Published Derry Journal - May 27 2014]
Martina ‘taking nothing for granted’ as Europea... [Published Derry Journal - May 26 2014]
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It is in no one's interests to unpick an agreement that has now delivered nearly 15 years of peace and the first fully devolved assembly in a generation A deal is a deal, as Mr Justice Sweeney ruled last week when he rejected the attempt to prosecute ...
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