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McCallister Says Failing Core Services Looms Ahead

The visible signs of a failing Northern Ireland government are beginning to clearly show says John McCallister, Independent Unionist MLA for South Down, as he recently expressed his deep concerns that the effects of Stormont’s inability to agree Welfare Reform and to implement the Stormont House Agreement are already starting…

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McCallister Sets Out Stall For NI21 At Party Conference

CAN NI21 make a difference to what many would describe as the broken politics of Northern Ireland? Can NI21 fix it? Are the party’s doctrines, ideas, and policies shaping up enough in the short time of its existence before the coming round of Council, Assembly, European and Westminter elections to…

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McCallister Supports Community Relations Week

SOUTH Down MLA John McCallister (Independent) helped launch Community Relations Week 2013 organised by the Community Relations Council at an event in Parliament Buildings. Community Relations Week takes place from May 20 – May 26 with over 180 events across Northern Ireland on the theme ‘Expressing Identity – Addressing Division’. Urging people…

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Row as South Down Ulster Unionists Question McCallister’s Loyalties

THE South Down Ulster Unionist Councillor Group (UUCG) have criticised Independent MLA John McCallister for his support of Sinn Fein celebrations recently held in Stormont. John McCallister has strongly refuted the claims by the UUCG and has provided a full explanation. The Ulster Unionist group in South Down consists of…

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