Author: brianawilson

  • DOE Minister Not Doing Enough to Reduce Emissions

    DOE Minister Not Doing Enough to Reduce Emissions

    Brian has challenged the Environment Minister’s assessment that targets on reductions in Northern Ireland’s greenhouse gas emissions set by the Executive are on track, following the publication of the AEA Technology’s, ‘Greenhouse Gas Inventory Report for England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland’ report. Assembly member Brian Wilson said: “I welcome the downward trend in carbon […]

  • Predicted Budget Would Mean Health Cuts

    Predicted Budget Would Mean Health Cuts

    Brian Wilson, who voted against the budget, issued warnings as early as the draft budget in November 2007 and again in May 2008 that it would mean cuts in the National Health Service. Green Party MLA Brian Wilson said: “When I voted against the budget I pointed out that the allocation to health, would inevitably […]

  • Increase in Airport Traffic Will Increase Rise of Accidents

    Increase in Airport Traffic Will Increase Rise of Accidents

    Damage caused to a house in East Belfast, allegedly by a low flying airplane, highlights why expansion proposals at the George Best Belfast City Airport must be opposed. Brian Wilson said: “The incident at the weekend highlights clearly why proposals to extend the runway at the George Best Belfast City Airport should not be allowed. […]

  • Help for Alternative Energy Section After H&W Announcement

    Help for Alternative Energy Section After H&W Announcement

    Brian has welcomed the news that Harland and Wolff is about to sign a £10m contract to construct 30 huge wind turbines and has described the failure of the Northern Ireland Executive to support the budding alterative energy sector here as one of the biggest failures of the current administration. Assembly member Brian Wilson said: […]

  • The Marine Gardens, Queen’s Parade

    The Marine Gardens, Queen’s Parade

    I welcome the decision by Margaret Ritchie to extend the consultation on the proposed Marine Gardens Development until 24th July. I wrote to the Minister following the recent public meeting and called for an extension and for the DSD to hold a meeting to hear the public concerns. Ms Ritchie’s response on the consultation period […]

  • Murder of Kevin McDaid

    Murder of Kevin McDaid

    Brian Wilson condemns the murder of Kevin McDaid and calls on elected representatives to work to reduce sectarian conflict. Brian Wilson states our thought and prayers are with Mrs McDaid and her family and the Fleming family and pray that Mr Fleming will make a full recovery. This tragedy while appalling is not surprising given […]

  • World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour 2009 (Assembly)

    World Wildlife Fund Earth Hour 2009 (Assembly)

    Northern Ireland Assembly, Monday 16 March 2009, Private Members’ Business That this Assembly calls on the Assembly Commission and the Executive to support the World Wildlife Fund’s earth hour 2009 by switching off the lights in Parliament Buildings and all Government departmental buildings at an appropriate time on Saturday 28 March 2009.  Mr B Wilson: At first […]

  • Republican Attack at Massereene Army Base

    Republican Attack at Massereene Army Base

    On behalf of my party, I join Members in condemning the murder of the two soldiers on Saturday night. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families of those killed and injured, and I pray that the injured men make a speedy recovery Our priority must be to ensure that the police are given the […]