Edwin Poots

MLA, Lagan Valley

Lagan Valley DUP

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Question for Urgent Oral Answer — Regional Development: Water Supply Crisis 20 Jan 2015

    Is it not long time, Minister, that you told the unions that their demands are unreasonable, their actions unacceptable and bring in the private sector, which would be quite happy to restore people's water after 5.00 pm and over the weekend, as opposed to having the vulnerable elderly and children being starved of the resource of water?
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Ministerial Statements: Fisheries Council: December 2014 20 Jan 2015

    The cod quota has been reduced by 20% every year since 2006-07, so there has been a significant failure on the part of the Department in each of those years. The evidence coming from the sentinel fisheries programme is that there has been a recovery of cod. So why is the evidence being ignored when it comes to the dispensing of quota, and why are we not using the science that is available...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Justice: Roe House 9 Dec 2014

    The Minister's last comment is very important, as the director general indicated that one threat is one too many. It is absolutely criminal that we continue to give concessions to prisoners while the threats continue. Will Minister Ford stand with the director general in saying that one threat is one too many, or is he so caught up in the spirit of Christmas that he will continue to be the...

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DUP MLA for Lagan Valley

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election


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