Author: brianawilson

  • Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (Assembly)

    Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (Assembly)

    Northern Ireland Assembly, 02 February 2010 I ask the Minister of Finance and Personnel what success he has had in persuading banks to extend credit to small and medium-sized enterprises, and to increase liquidity within the economy.   (AQO 697/10) Sammy Wilson (DUP) With your permission, Mr speaker is in charge of proceedings of the House of Commons in…”>Deputy Speaker, I will […]

  • Easibus Service, Bangor (Assembly)

    Easibus Service, Bangor (Assembly)

    Northern Ireland Assembly, 02 February 2010 The removal of the service has generated massive opposition throughout the community, as has been shown by a petition, which local people have been queuing up to sign during the past couple of weeks. The petition was organised by North Down Borough Council’s disabilities committee and the Omnibus Partnership. The council is […]

  • Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan BMAP (AQO)

    Belfast Metropolitan Area Plan BMAP (AQO)

    Northern Ireland Assembly, 01 February 2010 I ask the Minister of the Environment if he will take action to expedite the adoption of the Belfast metropolitan area plan. (AQO 678/10) Edwin Poots (DUP) The public inquiry into the Belfast metropolitan area plan (BMAP) concluded in May 2008, and prior to completing its report and making recommendations to the Department, […]

  • Proposed Cuts In Bangor Easibus Service

    Proposed Cuts In Bangor Easibus Service

    BRIAN WILSON MEETS WITH SENIOR DRD OFFICIALS REGARDING THE PROPOSED CUTS IN THE EASIBUS SERVICE IN BANGOR As a member of the Department of Regional Development Committee in the Assembly I raise my concerns about the proposed cuts. The Committee agreed that I along with the chair of the Committee, Fred Cobaine, should meet the […]

  • Crawfordsburn Chaos

    Crawfordsburn Chaos

    Statement by Brian on the meeting arranged by Mayor Tony Hill with Roads Service and Crawfordsburn Inn to resolve the proposed disruption of Traffic through Crawfordsburn for the next 9 months as a result of the building works to be carried by Crawfordsburn Inn. Brian states: “The meeting was a complete waste of time. There […]

  • Concerns for the Future of the Assembly

    Concerns for the Future of the Assembly

    As we begin the new session the debate continues as to the future of the Assembly. There is growing public concern that the Assembly has failed to deliver and at its perceived inability to make any significant decisions. A growing number feel that the present gridlock is unacceptable and it should be wound up. This […]

  • Sympathy Over the Passing of Cardinal Cahal Daly

    Sympathy Over the Passing of Cardinal Cahal Daly

    Brian Wilson has expressed his sympathy to the family, friends and colleagues of the recently deceased Cardinal Cahal Daly. Mr. Wilson said: “Cardinal Daly made a huge contribution to the peace process and never waivered in his opposition to violence during a very bleak period of our history. His opposition to the use of violence […]

  • West Bangor News (100) – New Year 2010

    West Bangor News (100) – New Year 2010

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