Results 18761–18769 of 18769 for speaker:Jim Shannon

Northern Ireland Assembly: Irish League Football ( 9 Nov 1998)

Jim Shannon: Would Mr Hilditch like to comment on the controversy currently raging in the local press on the match between Donegal Celtic and the RUC? Also, does he agree that the political activists were totally defeated in their spiteful and vindictive interference in football, and in sport in general? I welcome the match, and the football teams, to Castlereagh Park, in my constituency of Newtownards.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ulster-Scots Academy ( 9 Nov 1998)

Jim Shannon: Will the Member give way?

Northern Ireland Assembly: Ulster-Scots Academy ( 9 Nov 1998)

Jim Shannon: It might take me longer to put it over, so my question will not be in Ulster-Scots. Does the Member agree that one of the major differences between the proponents of Irish and those of Ulster-Scots is that the former use their language as a political weapon against our culture? Unlike Irish, the Ulster-Scots language and cultural tradition are to be found in both communities and are...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Comprehensive Spending Review ( 9 Nov 1998)

Jim Shannon: My question is in relation to the Water and Sewerage Service. When in opposition, the Labour Party opposed privatization of national institutions. Will the Minister confirm that the current Government now supports the privatization of the Water Service? As I understand it, a paper is being prepared by Westminster civil servants at this very moment.Could it be that the proposed water charges...

Northern Ireland Assembly: Misuse of Fireworks (26 Oct 1998)

Jim Shannon: Does the Member not accept that, if fireworks are used correctly and under supervision, there is no problem? In many cases, it is more suitable for children to have a fireworks display in their back garden under the supervision of parents and responsible adults. I would not agree with the Member’s proposal.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Presiding Officer’s Business (14 Sep 1998)

Jim Shannon: Heich Convenor, those of us in the Chamber who would like to use the Ulster Scots language are quite happy to have the time for translation included in our 10-minute allocation. I hope that other Members will adopt the same approach.

Northern Ireland Assembly: Orange Institution Parade (Drumcree) ( 1 Jul 1998)

Jim Shannon: Will the Member give way?

Northern Ireland Assembly: First Minister (Designate) and Deputy ( 1 Jul 1998)

Jim Shannon: Is the Ulster-Scots word "nah" acceptable?

Northern Ireland Assembly: First Minister (Designate) and Deputy ( 1 Jul 1998)

Jim Shannon: For those who do not understand, let me explain that "nah" is the Ulster-Scots for "no".


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