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Politicians signing the book of condolence for Seamus Mallon in the Great Hall in Parliament Buildings https://t.co/wyXXWKZaiO.@moneillsf & @DianeDoddsMEP greet EU negotiator @MichelBarnier as he arrives at Stormont Castle https://t.co/4GANPggf5MEU negotiator Michel Barnier arrives at Stormont Castle for his meeting with @moneillsf & @DianeDoddsMEP
1/27
2020
.@columeastwood has paid tribute to Seamus Mallon who has died aged 83. In a statement the SDLP leader says he was “a force of nature”
1/24
2020
Statement from Stormont Speaker @AlexMaskeySF on the controversial MLAs pay rise. Says he’s encouraged by the cons… https://t.co/9uOLaoEhyuLatest on Stormont salary-gate: parties have agreed not to interfere in the IFRP's independent ruling, instead they… https://t.co/9REtJUVsqm
1/23
2020
Latest from the leaders of the five main Stormont parties... https://t.co/IgI8KjFkY8DUP's Sir Jeffrey Donaldson welcomes assurances from @BorisJohnson there will be unfettered access for goods travel… https://t.co/ioPrBHILsy.@sinnfeinireland also says no 👇👇 https://t.co/9MBIp5SlHfSDLP confirm all of its MLAs will donate their £1000 pay rise https://t.co/IIHqUjYfT4DUP statement: party is totally opposed to the MLA pay rise https://t.co/ctpFlthnmX
1/22
2020
Breaking:£215 million Money Laundering Racket proceeds of crime drugs, prostitution, protection rackets
Retweeted by Tracey MageeLast night's show is available to watch again here: With @conormurphysf on Stormont's big money problems and analy… https://t.co/L9W9t78l8v
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1/21
2020
.⁦@conormurphysf⁩ had written to the RHI chair Sir Patrick Coghlin to ensure the publication of his report is free… https://t.co/lIKHEO5m4L
1/20
2020
There’s busking... and then there’s Belfast. (Dublin and Belfast have the finest street musicians on planet Earth.… https://t.co/dmDLeR81v7
Retweeted by Tracey Magee.@BorisJohnson would only say @JulianSmithUK had a “bright future” when I asked him on Monday if he would be stayin… https://t.co/qFYf2ngdTd
1/18
2020
Welcoming movement on the health workers strike @RobinSwannUUP says he’s hoping workers will see the money in thei… https://t.co/eRhGXCsYMbBREAKING: The Royal College of Nursing has announced the suspension of strike action in Northern Ireland.
Retweeted by Tracey Magee @JulianSmithUK @ConorMcGinn @columeastwood @GregClarkMP DUP's Gregory Campbell says he hopes SF will not abuse the… https://t.co/dtnGn8wU2n @JulianSmithUK @ConorMcGinn @columeastwood Con MP @GregClarkMP praises @JulianSmithUK for his "patience, diplomacy,… https://t.co/U96l1jaHGD @JulianSmithUK @ConorMcGinn .@columeastwood says there's a gap between the commitments in the deal & the financial… https://t.co/9f0WNclVmc @JulianSmithUK .@ConorMcGinn presses @JulianSmithUK on the money available. SoS points out NI gets 20% more money than elsewhere. @JulianSmithUK .@JulianSmithUK says he's "disappointed" the Stormont parties have already ruled out water charges.… https://t.co/VbBBS5Le19Shadow NI Sec Tony Lloyd says @JulianSmithUK must do better in terns of the financial package. Says deal could be f… https://t.co/IcCqPn3FuF.@JimAllister statement on the financial package: “it would be absurd to squander still scarce resources on vanity… https://t.co/XTkucu1igbHoping for a good day for our health service today. A sincere & personal thanks to everyone involved in yesterday… https://t.co/yEvztFexSx
Retweeted by Tracey MageeLet’s remember MLAs have been off work 3yrs at a cost of £15m+ in salaries. There will be a new deal for NI as it l… https://t.co/fDE4jXZrCr
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1/16
2020
Statement from @conormurphysf describing govt’s financial package as “woefully inadequate” https://t.co/LMJJjhIYs1Details in full.... https://t.co/pvAZlunU5NSceptics will point out £1billion of the money is from Barnett consequentials. In other words... it would be coming to NI anyway.BREAKING: Govt has confirmed the financial package for the new Stormont deal will total £2 billionBREAKING: Health Unions say they are closer to calling off strike after day of intense negotiations at Stormont. More @UTVNews
Retweeted by Tracey MageePointed statement from @conormurphysf after @eastantrimmp tells the Belfast Telegraph the new Finance minister shou… https://t.co/2V1eWcQrW3.@BorisJohnson says nothing in the new Stormont deal will prevent the government from legislating to prevent former… https://t.co/ubYjzP4V9Z
1/15
2020
Joint ministerial press conference on the health dispute. All ministers keen to say the parties are standing togeth… https://t.co/vwzWOLn3Iy.@RobinSwannUUP says pay parity for health workers has now been achieved and he now hopes the unions will end their industrial action.IT’S OFFICIAL https://t.co/PtaSnOwv2c
Retweeted by Tracey MageeNew Education minister @peterweirmla announces 18 schools are to benefit from the School Enhancement Programme - to… https://t.co/SO2btH3yjiTaoiseach now calling opposition leaders to tell them of February 8th polling day. Telly oppo an announcement within the hour. @IrishTimes
Retweeted by Tracey MageeStatement from Health minister @RobinSwannUUP on the heath pay dispute. Expected at 12.40..@JimAllister says the appointment of the Principal Deputy Speaker is "vanity" & says he will oppose it.First warning from Speaker @AlexMaskeySF. Accuses @ColinSDLP of insulting him.SDLP & Alliance says they will oppose the election of the Principal Deputy Speaker position because it confers no s… https://t.co/0tBpBBUdIoSo Committee chairs: Justice @paulgivan Economy @CArchibald_SF Communities @PaulaBradleyMLA Health Colm Gilderne… https://t.co/F85DGc29wgLatest from Dublin... https://t.co/F38hshyqdU
1/14
2020
.@conormurphysf says after discussions with @JulianSmithUK on the financial package to the new Stormont Executive t… https://t.co/wMsuCCHQgBAsked about @JulianSmithUK’s future as NI SoS, @BorisJohnson praises him & says he has a “bright future”Today is not just about money it’s about leadership, @BorisJohnson says.@borisjohnson says now is the chance to deliver on health, education & safe streets. https://t.co/SMHyRYFAwv
1/13
2020
Separate statements from @BorisJohnson and @LeoVaradkar on the restoration of the Stormont Assembly, describing it… https://t.co/B3VgGIwBV5The new Stormont Executive: @DUPleader @moneillsf @naomi_long @gordonlyons1 @DeclanKearneySF @DianeDoddsMEPhttps://t.co/kKXKQKsISUDUP nominate Edwin Poots for AgricultureUlster Unionist Party nominate Robin Swann for HealthSDLP nominate Nichola Mallon for InfrastructureSF nominate Deirdre Hargey as Communities MinisterDUP nominate Peter Weir as Education ministerSF nominate Conor Murphy as Finance ministerDUP nominate Diane Dodds as Economy minister.@naomi_long confirmed as Justice ministerJunior ministers confirmed as @gordonlyons1 & @DeclanKearneySFBoth @DUPleader & @moneillsf speak of reconciliation in their opening speeches..@DUPleader & @moneillsf confirmed as First & Deputy First ministers.First out of the blocks.... https://t.co/2iVrHjtr7QAll three men elected as Deputy Speakers with cross-community support @CStalfordMLA, @patsymcglone @roybeggs.Now it's Deputy Speaker: Nominations are: DUP Christopher Stalford UUP Roy Beggs SDLP Patsy McGloneBig call for @DUPleader to support SF's nomination for Speaker. Alex Maskey is duly elected.DUP support SF's Alex MAskeyFirst item of business the election of Speaker. SF nominate Alex Maskey,vUUP nominate Roy Beggs, SDLP nominate Patsy McGloneSDLPs @columeastwood says today is not a day for celebration it’s a day to get back to work https://t.co/ux03pk8IctUUPs @SteveAikenUUP says his party will go into the Executive
1/11
2020
Latest from the Alliance Party... https://t.co/DMSswZnLHsStormont Assembly to meet tomorrow at 1pm to elect a new ExecutiveStatement from @JulianSmithUK: “A devolved government can now start delivering the reforms needed in our public ser… https://t.co/FAySCmPTLK.@columeastwood says his party WILL go in to governmentBREAK: SF says it’s going back into government.Statement from the Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland on the two governments deal. It’s a no 👇👇 https://t.co/jDVp3ZmgzFI shall be handing myself over to the grammar police for the gross offence of a misplaced apostrophe. Deeply indebt… https://t.co/32JgM7dXt8Irish Language groups describe the proposed new deal as an historic advancement for the Irish language community bu… https://t.co/3ygpwIq8pHTaoiseach says he spoke to Mary Lou McDonald this morning and there is a ‘real chance’ of having the Northern insti… https://t.co/Qmy3wK9YKB
Retweeted by Tracey MageeAfter talks with @JulianSmithUK @columeastwood says the financial package on offer is a very significant amount of… https://t.co/DKyrrINwIvSTORMONT TALKS: AFTER THREE YEARS - NEW LIGHT THROUGH OLD WINDOWS - my latest here... https://t.co/A8UXqc188K via… https://t.co/Q7l6I22cPm
Retweeted by Tracey MageeSDLP says it will meet @JulianSmithUK this morning to discuss a number of outstanding issues including financial co… https://t.co/sbQDiQXwaBSpeaker says he will only hold a sitting of the Assembly if the parties say they have reached agreement. @DUPleaderhttps://t.co/6bKOsay9uC
1/10
2020
Press conference by @JulianSmithUK & @simoncoveney outlining the governments deal. Text to be published soon. https://t.co/T4TOELX5kkSomething’s coming... https://t.co/kKzqV5qwv2Business leaders met with the parties tonight. They say they’ve encouraged the parties to do the deal. Say the mee… https://t.co/QLgT77gWy6Latest... https://t.co/Xwc0dQmE9ESir Jeffrey Donaldson says the DUP will be discussing the deal with the party internally. Says the DUP is working t… https://t.co/DpGXvxnFCNSo talks insider says the smaller parties have NOT been given the talks paper at 5.Alliance partys Kellie Armstrong says they’re getting the paper at 5 o’clock.SDLPs @NicholaMallon says her party is frustrated they have not seen the deal which has been shown to the DUP & SF.… https://t.co/ywBKXV35pJDUP MLAs meeting at 4pm. Some MPs also in Parliament Building. Smaller parties still in Stormont House waiting for briefing.
Retweeted by Tracey Magee.@moneillsf says Monday is a real deadline https://t.co/Iz2nHmzSlQUUP’s Mike Nesbitt says there’s no more to be said to the parties than is it a yes or a no. The negotiations are ov… https://t.co/5hjkeu8XUO
1/9
2020
STORMONT TALKS: A REFEREE WITHOUT A WHISTLE - my latest from the political hill... https://t.co/SPRWaY1Yrj via… https://t.co/2kuWQMYGEV
Retweeted by Tracey MageeWaiting.... https://t.co/uueppnkX9pWaiting.... https://t.co/f7tebMqaqT
1/8
2020
.@RobbieButlerMLA says there is a “lack of intensity” in the talks at present https://t.co/chxYHSYXJTSTORMONT TALKS: IN A TWILIGHT ZONE - my latest here... https://t.co/iLdu6p5nzC via @EamonnMallie - @KenReid_utvhttps://t.co/PAXBUJNlmK
Retweeted by Tracey MageePacked room as Sinn Fein leadership update members on the current state of the Stormont talks https://t.co/DTBzia6Or2
1/7
2020

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