Category Archives: Politics

RHI remains on the boil

An inquiry into the Renewable Heating Incentive, beginning in February, is being chaired by Patrick Coughlin, a retired Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal of Northern Ireland. Coughlin was nominated by...

O’Neill succeeds McGuinness

  Martin McGuinness, the longest serving Minister thus far in the
Northern Ireland Assembly, has brought the curtain down upon a protracted and arduous political odyssey. At the age of 21 McGuinness had...

SPAD involvement

Much of the anger surrounding the handling of the botched energy scheme has centred on accountability. Aside from the role of Arlene Foster in administering the scheme during her time as Enterprise...

From Trump to Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May has said that she wants to see a “seamless, frictionless border” between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland but has given no indication of how this...

Local development planning

Addressing the recent Local Government Reform Conference, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council Principal Planner Lois Jackson outlined the importance of local development plans.   “Local Development planning is a key planning function....