Author: brianawilson

  • Brian Criticizes Seafront Decision

    Brian Criticizes Seafront Decision

    Brian Wilson has condemned the decision to go ahead with the proposals to redevelop Queens Parade, Bangor despite hundreds of objections. Mr. Wilson has criticized the Social Development said: “I am very disappointed that the Minister has decided to go ahead with this development. It is clear that the consultation was nothing more than a […]

  • Council Lorries on Rathgael Road

    Council Lorries on Rathgael Road

    Last month the council supported my proposal that the councils refuse transfer lorries should be diverted from the Rathgael Road to the ring road. These 40 ton juggernauts should not be using the Rathgael Road which is a Grade C road built in the year of the pony and trap. This diversion will result in […]

  • Come Clean on Airport Runway Plan

    Come Clean on Airport Runway Plan

    Brian hopes the DUP are not planning to bury bad news over the Christmas recess period by approving the runway extension planning application for the George Best Belfast City Airport. Green Party Assembly member Brian Wilson said: “The Minister should come clean and announce when the decision on this application will be published. Will we […]

  • Report on the Inquiry into Climate Change (Assembly)

    Report on the Inquiry into Climate Change (Assembly)

    Northern Ireland Assembly, 07 December 2009 I welcome the report and congratulate the Committee on its hard work, widespread consultation and compre­hensive research. The report makes 52 recommendations, most of which I agree with, although I have some reservations. It is important that we recognise the global impact of climate change on the most vulnerable […]

  • Nine Years Later and DOE Still Stalling on PPS5

    Nine Years Later and DOE Still Stalling on PPS5

    Brian has welcomed the decision to deny planning permission for a massive out-of-town Tesco store which threatened the survival of the independent retail sector in Banbridge Town. Brian Wilson said: “I am very pleased that this 12,000 square metre out-of-town store has been rejected. Had this development been allowed it would have spelt major job […]

  • Time to Reexamine Local Government Reform Proposals

    Time to Reexamine Local Government Reform Proposals

    Brian Wilson says it is time for the Minister of the Environment to re-examine the review of local government, in light of the fact that the original objectives behind the review cannot be achieved. His comments come following the leaking of a letter from Environment Minister Edwin Poots who suggests the review may collapse if […]

  • Reconsider Current A8 Proposals

    Reconsider Current A8 Proposals

    Brian has called on the Regional Development Committee to reconsider its proposals for a major road upgrading scheme along the A8 to Larne Harbour. Speaking following a meeting with residents groups from Ballynure at Parliament Buildings, Stormont today Assembly member Brian Wilson said: “The upgrading of this road will have a negative impact on the […]

  • Removal of Paramilitary Plinths at Kilcooley

    Removal of Paramilitary Plinths at Kilcooley

    Assembly Member Brian Wilson has called on the Housing Executive to remove the plinths from the community garden in Kilcooley. Mr. Wilson said: “These plinths to the paramilitary organisations were not agreed by the Neighbourhood Renewable Partnership and should be removed from the community garden. The organisations they represent do not have the support of […]