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Wallace Browne MLA

Wallace Browne became Lord Browne of Belmont in July 2006, before he was elected as a DUP Member to the Assembly in 2007. He was previously a school teacher at Rainey Endowed...

Integral to the mission

Peter Finn, Principal of St Mary’s University College, answers agendaNi’s questions on the future of teacher training, unemployment among newly qualified teachers and a single teacher training college. Where is Catholic education...

The leaders: Mark Durkan interview

In the first of our interviews with the party leaders, Owen McQuade meets Mark Durkan leader of the SDLP to discuss his political career and the future outlook for his party. It...

Bringing out the best in justice

Writing for agendaNi, Attorney-General Baroness Scotland QC outlines her role and explains the changes due in the position when policing and justice powers return to Stormont. I was very proud and pleased...

Taking on the challenges

Since starting with KPMG, some 18 years ago, Paul Hollway has followed both the growth of Northern Ireland’s economy and the boom of Celtic Tiger in Dublin at the start of this...

Sammy Wilson interview: a different shade of green

Climate change sceptic. Planning reformer. Law enforcer. Nemesis of environmentalists. Sammy Wilson wears many hats in his role as Environment Minister. He talks through the environment brief with Owen McQuade, emphasising the...

Osborne on energy

At the recent Northern Ireland Energy Forum, the Chief Executive of the Utility Regulator, Iain Osborne was interviewed by journalist Jamie Delargy in front of an audience of senior managers and policy...

Seeing the future of waste

SITA Chief Executive David Palmer-Jones updates Owen McQuade on his plans for the province and the company’s perspective on waste management as an experienced player in the industry. When the privatisation of...