Carmel Hanna

Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Belfast South

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Former Social Democratic and Labour Party MLA for Belfast South

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 18 January 2010 — Resigned

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Committee Business: Obesity 16 Nov 2009

    I support the motion. I pay tribute to Research Services, the previous Clerk to the Committee for Health, Social Services and Public Safety and other staff and the groups who gave evidence to the Committee. The extent of obesity in our society is very worrying. The Fit Futures strategy focuses on preventive measures among young people, offering a joined-up policy on physical activity....
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Legislative Consent Motion 16 Nov 2009

    I welcome the opportunity to speak on the critical issue of child poverty. I also welcome the work of the Labour Government. During their years in power, they have shown a commitment to tackling child poverty. However, in Northern Ireland, we need to take more control of the issue. We have particular needs and difficulties, and we have set our own ambitious targets. Devolution is all about...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Executive Committee Business: Consideration Stage 10 Nov 2009

    I understood that we were talking about competence in the justice system and how we can achieve that. I apologise if I misunderstood.

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