Conor Murphy

Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and Armagh


Sinn Féin MPs do not take their seats in Parliament.


Sinn Féin MLA for Newry and Armagh, Former Sinn Féin MP for Newry and Armagh

Entered the House of Commons on 5 May 2005 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 30 March 2015 — General election

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

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  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Ban Petroleum Licensing and Fracking 29 Apr 2024

    I welcome the opportunity to speak about this important issue. Climate change is one of the defining challenges of our time, and moving away from fossil fuels will be a vital part of the transition towards a greener economy and a more sustainable way of life. Reducing carbon emissions is one of my four key objectives. Reaching net zero by 2050 is both a legal requirement and a moral...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Private Members' Business: Ban Petroleum Licensing and Fracking 29 Apr 2024

    First, if it is a planning application, it is a matter for the Department for Infrastructure. Secondly, if it is the same issue as the one that, I think, the Member is raising, that is being decided by the council in relation to the application. As I was saying, it is time for us to act, and I intend to ban all forms of petroleum exploration and production, including fracking. That will help...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Oral Answers to Questions — Economy: Non-domestic RHI: Proposals 29 Apr 2024

    Costings have been done, but they need to be bottomed out. Part of the paper that we brought to the Executive will do that. The Executive need to be agreeable to bringing the scheme to a close, and we will then put that forward. We have no doubt that it will be a matter of some debate and discussion. We have a sense of the cost. Bear in mind that the scheme was funded through annually managed...

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