Category: News

  • Green New Deal is the Way Forward (Assembly Speech)

    Green New Deal is the Way Forward (Assembly Speech)

    I have always been a long standing supporter of the Green New Deal long before the Green New Deal group was set. Indeed our Party Manifesto for the European Election in 2009 was entitled a Green New Deal for Europe. We argued that on the basis of the experience of these countries we could create […]

  • Cuts Are Too Much Too Soon, Ideologically Based and Must be Resisted

    Cuts Are Too Much Too Soon, Ideologically Based and Must be Resisted

    While the Green New Deal remains central to our policy and the recent multimillion contract won by H&W shows the potential to develop the green economy our priority over the next year must be to oppose and expose the Tory cuts and highlight the disastrous impact they will have on the Northern Ireland economy. While […]

  • Three Polls on One Day (5TH MAY 2011)

    Three Polls on One Day (5TH MAY 2011)

    In response to the Secretary of State’s letter Brian dismisses the suggestion that three polls could be held on the same day as not only impractical but likely to lead to chaos, confusion and widespread frustration. Alderman Wilson states that the Green Party position is: • Ideally each election should be held on different days […]

  • Defer Further Cuts

    Defer Further Cuts

    BRIAN WILSON CALLS ON THE EXECUTIVE TO FOLLOW THE EXAMPLE OF THE SCOTTISH EXECUTIVE AND DEFER THE PROPOSED CUTS UNTIL THE NEXT FINANCIAL YEAR. Brian Wilson states: “In the light of today’s jobless figures which show that unlike the rest of the UK unemployment continues to rise, the Executive must follow the example of Scotland […]

  • Follow the Example of Harland and Wolff

    Follow the Example of Harland and Wolff

    Brian Wilson has welcomed the announcement that Harland & Wolff has been awarded a multi million pound contract to design and build two platforms for an offshore wind development and has urged others to follow H&W’s lead and enter the burgeoning Green tech sector. Brian stated: I am delighted that Harland & Wolff have been […]

  • West Bangor News (102) – Summer 2010

    West Bangor News (102) – Summer 2010

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  • End Designation

    End Designation

    IT IS UNDEMOCRATIC CREATES SECOND CLASS MLA’S AND REINFORCES SECTARIANISM Brian Wilson MLA has written to the Secretary of State calling for a review the requirement of MLA’s to designate either unionist or nationalist. The requirement to designate can no longer be justified as it is undemocratic, creates second class MLA’s and reinforces the sectarian […]

  • Cameron’s Big Society a Big Con

    Cameron’s Big Society a Big Con

    Brian Wilson MLA condemns Mr Cameron’s idea of a Big Society It is just another Conservative attempt to cut public services and is based on a utopian view of society. While some elite communities may wish to run their own schools, shops or public transport this is not the case for a vast majority of […]