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Stephen Farry MP @StephenFarryMP Belfast, Northern Ireland

Deputy Leader of @AllianceParty | MP for North Down | Westminster updates: @AlliancePartyUK | Constituency enquiries: stephen.farry.mp@parliament.uk

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This is absolutely horrific. Must be a wake-up for @ukhomeoffice @pritipatel Rhetoric and policy on asylum seekers… https://t.co/T5IU69Iv9bWe need to be supporting women, especially those in vulnerable situations. The law is now settled. The footdragging… https://t.co/7DZ4Oi8JkhWe add to this that there needs to be a conversation with Dublin to discuss how families from both sides of the Iri… https://t.co/WYh9opH8X2
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPI have been a member of Commission of the College of the Future, reimagining and strengthening the role for the FE… https://t.co/D2j46rd9K9What do we want and need from our colleges from 2030, and how do we get there? These were the simple, yet fundament… https://t.co/dnI4pZ1ol3
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP @dmcbfs @williamcrawley Don't think it will be this tight, but can also afford to lose both Florida and Pa, and sti… https://t.co/vHJtpylSN4 @EmmandJDeSouza Brilliant newsDifficult weeks lie ahead in battling Covid. People will looking ahead to Xmas season. Rules should be based on sci… https://t.co/4f7RV7Y2yCAlongside Lib Dem colleagues in Wales and England and the Alliance party in Northern Ireland, I am calling for a fo… https://t.co/fyRlgKmVYF
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPI’ve joined @EdwardJDavey, @willie_rennie and @StephenFarryMP in calling for uniform #Coronavirus guidance for fami… https://t.co/XGtctoeEDL
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPUniform guidance for family gatherings at Christmas must be devised between all four nations of the UK, political l… https://t.co/29Onv9QdT0
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP“Many people from NI live and work across GB & ROI. It’s important that lessons are learned from mixed or conflicti… https://t.co/2Rhrg14BBh
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10/28
2020
Report of 3 vehicle collision on Balloo Road, Bangor. Vehicles are blocking the road and emergency service en route… https://t.co/JcuvxwhepW
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPThis is a sad and avoidable tragedy. UK should be much more open to asylum seekers and offer safe legal routes. Gov… https://t.co/fFQs1NaNcSArds and North Down Borough Council has launched a support package of free e-commerce events for creative businesse… https://t.co/UmoWyN9BxU
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPAlliance representatives @AndrewMuirNI and @StephenFarryMP pass on condolences after passing of Lady Dufferin. See… https://t.co/T61RRNqC7e
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPSo sad to learn that Lady Dufferin has passed away. Lindy lived a really full life playing a massively positive rol… https://t.co/yCiwF2RDUX
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPVery sad news. Such an amazing woman and character, well respected across North Down and further afield. She leaves… https://t.co/2aFNsH1SJBBelfast Met needs your vote! We have been nominated as a finalist at the European Vocational Education Training Exc… https://t.co/twyMhXZ3su
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10/27
2020
the earlier RTC #Craigantlet - Ballymiscaw Rd / Whinney Hill - now cleared - vehicles removed - road reopened (14:5… https://t.co/vfr8xKx3Uk
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPWe are dismayed by the lack of consultation and engagement with representative groups by the NIO both before and af… https://t.co/ITmBeT6dJB
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPThis is great news for Bombardier in NI, plus wider supply chain and skills base. We have come a long way from the… https://t.co/m3gldhxPtFTransport officials have been urged by @AndrewMuirNI to take action after new figures revealed that Northern Irelan… https://t.co/FlRMWhWOna
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP @squinteratn @allianceparty @BBCTalkback You might want to reconsider your persuasion tactics. Pushing people into… https://t.co/qXPG4Y1IiaWe have been actively pushing the UK Government to allow NI goods to access EU FTAs as they can already be freely p… https://t.co/sKJZqRym5I🆕 We have published our interim report ‘Addressing the Legacy of Northern Ireland's Past: the Government's New Prop… https://t.co/1oHFJyLDJD
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10/26
2020
Parliament Buildings is lit blue tonight to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its Charter. #UN75https://t.co/wZYZ5w5Q2X
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPParliament Buildings lit in blue tonight to mark the 75th anniversary of the United Nations and its Charter. It was… https://t.co/2bUavsUxD2
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPToday is the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. I have tabled this early day motion in the House of Commons to… https://t.co/O6pdnaKahH
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPA quick message... https://t.co/oLEZcMnvob
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP🇺🇳Today marks the 75th anniversary of the United Nations🇺🇳 @UN and its sister agencies have played a crucial role… https://t.co/i12s7zdiuW
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPToday is the 75th anniversary of the United Nations. I have tabled this early day motion in the House of Commons to… https://t.co/O6pdnaKahHSad to hear of the passing of former Deputy Chief Constable McAtamney. An inspirational leader during some of the… https://t.co/0PnMJv3mZL
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPA week of ups and downs for #excludedNI, B&B’s got included, hair and beauty got included, newly self employed prom… https://t.co/5HUU0oX2aA
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPBangor to Belleek would have included a lot more ground... https://t.co/c97GEdBMK0
10/24
2020
Last night in Council on behalf of @allianceparty I reiterated my support for traders in Fermanagh & Omagh who to d… https://t.co/bZ0dEVsNz2
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPIt looks like the government has ever so quietly admitted that it won't be publishing a border operating model for… https://t.co/rKWZuRoYzF
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPSo it now seems that the UK Government is no longer planning to publish a Border Operating Model for the GN-NI inte… https://t.co/nsfFBwDG8tHave you had to furlough an apprentice under the terms of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme. Funding is availabl… https://t.co/07nvF4ZBFA
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP.@naomi_long disappointed by Health Minister's refusal to reconsider visiting guidance for maternity services. See… https://t.co/mzdWdLpR8m
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPBogus callers reported claiming to be from delivery companies trying to determine where safe places for deliveries… https://t.co/oEKO13PfiR
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10/23
2020
This DUP graphic re Free School Meals in NI covers just the current two weeks. The motion on which most DUP MPs ab… https://t.co/vjd8wX8kAlIn addition to the grants that the NI Executive can provide, UKG needs to ensure that the employee/employer schemes… https://t.co/xGk33xnpogThis is great news. And well done to all of those who have campaigned so effectively over what has been a long jour… https://t.co/I3pOf0oyujBelly Mujinga's family deserves answers Alongside fellow MPs @StephenFarryMP is joining 2m+ people to demand… https://t.co/stxUcnF7No
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Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPPleased to join with An Taoiseach @MichealMartinTD for this keynote speech on #sharedisland. @allianceparty sees ma… https://t.co/OuSg1bgdc2This is what comes from Brexit, and choices made by UK Government and Unionist parties to dismiss staying in the Cu… https://t.co/BY3ERD97nbI have joined with @LSRPlaid and colleagues from devolved nations to stress importance that UK financial support sc… https://t.co/d2jhe7ue3E
10/22
2020
Bangor Neighbourhood Policing Team have been carrying out speed enforcement checks, focusing on roads subject to s… https://t.co/O2gaDNmT2u
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPI agree with @MarcusRashford and commend his leadership on the extension of Free School Means. I voted to support t… https://t.co/gwRRuFuaXD @reido90 @mea_bc Congratulations. You will be great in your new role.I have signed this letter. One year on from the law changing, there is no excuse for continued foot dragging on tur… https://t.co/IXFfMaI7ZiAttention motorists using A2 Belfast Road either side of Holywood https://t.co/DFxJsu1cNjSARS has been involved in at least 82 cases of human rights abuse since Jan 2017. I am deeply concerned at the esca… https://t.co/EIsKUHQ7LwGreat news regarding an outstanding North Down company which has responded with considerable creativity and innovat… https://t.co/W9zyAgFXuZ
10/21
2020
Solidarity with colleagues from Greater Manchester. £22m is pitiful & barely scratches the surface. UKG & Treasury… https://t.co/mtPxu0yY5LOpportunities for people in North Down and the wide South East area via the excellent @S_ERC https://t.co/e3O2CkEaT3 @DPhinnemore @amiskimmon @HAPPatQUB @AcadSocSciences Congratulations David. Very well deserved.Disappointing gay conversion therapy legislation unlikely to make it before Assembly in this mandate, says… https://t.co/Wh06wnE5De
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPTo all @RevolutApp users in North Down and beyond, you can now support the @PoppyLegion by donating straight from t… https://t.co/vmDGETm3fR
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPJoin us tonight at 6pm on the CWU Facebook page to hear why saving the Union Learning Fund is so vitally important.… https://t.co/OwAz9SM44w
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10/20
2020
I speak for all the MPs who have joined me on this fight for justice when I say this was heartbreaking to read. Th… https://t.co/44Dzaxhiak
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPTo all @RevolutApp users in North Down and beyond, you can now support the @PoppyLegion by donating straight from t… https://t.co/vmDGETm3fRToday, in light of the UKG’s bullishness over no trade deal with the EU, I asked Michael Gove re the risk of tariff… https://t.co/7DXIRRaJTlAn Australian style trade deal (ie WTO rules) means tariffs could be levied on goods crossing the Irish Sea, with i… https://t.co/9dD1m03gEh
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPBusinesses in NI, unable to operate due to local restrictions, have approached me regarding concerns on how their c… https://t.co/y5SjN29weXNI has had to implement the tightest restrictions in UK. We need to move urgently but UK Gov support measures aren'… https://t.co/5jKMT1nDJu
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP“People are despairing that in Northern Ireland we end up trying to find a sectarian argument around a virus.”… https://t.co/EYfsQb6d7g
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP“People are despairing that in Northern Ireland we end up trying to find a sectarian argument around a virus” -… https://t.co/0XvIsle4Rl
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPYou can now support the #PoppyAppeal by donating straight from the app! The work of @PoppyLegion is more vital th… https://t.co/K5UhaPWxpZ
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10/19
2020
This is no time for blatant disregard of regulations, global health pandemic and risk to health of others… https://t.co/wiecONVkUG
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPFor Downing Street to claim that John Sentamu didn’t get a Peerage because the Lords was too large is an insult and… https://t.co/1etilIyAq6
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPGentle reminder @CommunitiesNI that we have yet to see any details re the local equivalent of the Kickstart scheme.… https://t.co/0RU6ykIqmBOver 40pc of UK external trade is with the EU27, while around 10pc of EU external trade is with the UK. The UK need… https://t.co/NQqJsDxfdm
10/18
2020
Please look out for this gentleman https://t.co/MxET87mHnj @JamieBrysonCPNI If I see it, I will call it out. I don’t use derogatory comments against people. You put yourself… https://t.co/Q7wZEw5feBI note that @JamieBrysonCPNI has been trying to take a stand against personal abuse on social media over the past f… https://t.co/uMHhz0PZ5ROutrageous, unacceptable comment. I may agree that the Minister acted without authority. But this is utterly wrong… https://t.co/weN6EzSSZd
10/17
2020
🥇🥇🥇@nwrc_bsc @mynwrc @Economy_NI @Derry_Chamber @CausewayChamber . Tonight our college lifted the U.K. award fo… https://t.co/zZDLD6WVNN
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPUnnecessary, confusing situation. This restriction wasn’t part of the original package agreed by Ministers on Tuesd… https://t.co/YGI0Y4bIfTIt's in the interests of the entire UK for the Prime Minister to keep negotiating with the EU, says @StephenFarryMPhttps://t.co/TxVfLPfKjU
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPIt is really time for certain parties to decide if they are in government or opposition. They can’t be both. That… https://t.co/kYPS3T1lEyIt cannot be repeated enough that Australia wants a free trade deal with the EU because it's unhappy with the curre… https://t.co/pX4E9N4GI0
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPI think transparency in science is really important to reinforce the importance and credibility of public health me… https://t.co/KWls0SN00iAround 2 billion people did not have safe, nutritious & sufficient food in 2019. Covid19 is making this worse. To p… https://t.co/QpF9otsf9y
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPBrexit was a UK project. Johnson has never been realistic or honest about its implications & resultant options. A N… https://t.co/g3aIyLawF1Decisions taken by Executive this week were collective outcomes. DUP and SF drove the decision-making process. This… https://t.co/qNm97mxHqSImportant information for those self employed in NI adversely affected by Covid. The current version of Self-Employ… https://t.co/Op3d7DIQ13 @jggb1 @DUPleader @carlalockhart @JimAllister @eastantrimmp @JulianSmithUK @CWGC We will get in touch and reinforce those points
10/16
2020
Later today Parliament will debate the CHIS Bill, have a look at our lead amendment which has cross-party support.… https://t.co/BuvSIZIJZC
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP"The Tories are using their majority to ram through things that no responsible Government should do."… https://t.co/XVNKp31Q4M
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP @hayward_katy @EwartBiggsPrize Very well deservedI recognise the need for covert agents in certain circumstances, and for legislation to regulate their use. Howeve… https://t.co/nhC3FyBDjKCovert agents & legislation regulating their activities are necessary, but #CHISBill has huge flaws… https://t.co/1cqi2b1CqD
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPThe Chair of @OireachtasNews Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement notes the presence… https://t.co/qxVs8Q5AHF
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MP @antsoares67 @OireachtasNews @simoncoveney @BelfastAgmt @allianceparty @StephenFarryMP @StephenFarryMP currently hi… https://t.co/Fr96Gg5s9J
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPStarting the debate on the Covert Human Intelligence Sources Bill - follow along live. This is a hugely consequenti… https://t.co/kNJZmD3U9g
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPToday is your last chance. If your work situation has been impacted by COVID-19 then you could qualify for a fund… https://t.co/dAlrwzxzK4
Retweeted by Stephen Farry MPThank you @StephenFarryMP for meeting with representatives of the Ad-Hoc Group for North-South and East-West Cooper… https://t.co/ovxJ1Hqo7j
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10/15
2020

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