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It is a universal principle that agreements made should be agreements honoured. The motion is about the implementation of one small part of the New Decade, New Approach agreement, which was clear: "The Assembly's Standing Orders will ... be amended to allow ... business ... through Irish or Ulster Scots." The refusal of the DUP to commit to any Irish language provisions is the context for...
5. Mr Sheehan asked the Minister for Infrastructure for an update on the Casement Park planning application. (AQO 2218/17-22)
Gabhaim buíochas leis an Aire as ucht a freagra. The Minister will be aware of the importance of the Casement Park development and how long it has taken to get to this stage. While I acknowledge and fully support the need for a rigorous planning process, we are still waiting for the application, despite the project having been given the go-ahead for next year. Will the Minister give a...
Sinn Féin MLA for Belfast West
Entered the Assembly on 7 December 2010 — appointed
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