Mr Patrick Roche

Former NIUP MLA for Lagan Valley

Recent appearances

  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Assembly Business: Withdrawal of Statement by Mr Roche 16 Sep 2002

    In the debate on 10 September I referred to a named Member as a "convicted murderer". I now know that that statement was incorrect, and I withdraw the statement.
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Anti-Sectarianism 10 Sep 2002

    Before I address the IRA/Sinn Féin motion I want to reiterate the NIUP’s rejection of paramilitary violence. The Republican movement and the so-called Loyalist terror groups are mirror images of each other with a common commitment to criminality, murder and barbarity. Despite those considerations, the NIUP also rejects the motion tabled by the members of IRA/Sinn Féin because it is shot...
  • Northern Ireland Assembly: Anti-Sectarianism 10 Sep 2002

    I am quoting directly from the explicit reference to Mr Kelly in Liam Clarke’s recent book on Martin McGuinness, and if the Member has any problem with that he has access to the courts. The UUP amendment fails to grasp the real strategic intent of the IRA/Sinn Féin motion —

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Former NIUP MLA for Lagan Valley

Entered the Assembly on 25 June 1998 — General election

Left the Assembly on 28 April 2003 — General election

Party was UKUP until 15 Jan 1999

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