Former UUP MLA for South Antrim
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I hate to intervene in the nationalist/republican debate. [Laughter.] With the depth and extent of the equality and human-rights legislation that exists in Northern Ireland, is there no time in the future that the deputy First Minister envisages this Assembly evolving into the same formation of a Government and Executive as every other democratic country in the world, whether that be a...
I will be quicker with my question than the deputy First Minister was with his long-winded statement. The deputy First Minister made only one specific point in his three long-winded answers to the question and the supplementary questions. He referred to the Presbyterian Mutual Society. In their representations to the British Prime Minister, will he and the First Minister, if need be —
Will he ask the Prime Minister to nationalise the Presbyterian Mutual Society so that the interests of its customers can be looked after?
Former UUP MLA for South Antrim, Former UUP MP for South Antrim
Entered the House of Commons on 7 June 2001 — General election
Left the House of Commons on 11 April 2005 — General election (stood again)
Entered the Assembly on 26 November 2003 — General election
Left the Assembly on 1 June 2009 — Resigned
Party was UUP until 22 Jun 2003; Independent Ulster Unionist until 8 Jan 2004
Last updated: 11 Apr 2005.
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