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December 8, 2019

The Ulster Unionist Party has unveiled its manifesto priorities for farming in the upcoming general election.

UUP Agriculture Spokesperson Robin Swann said:

“This is one of the most important elections facing the United Kingdom in generations. The MPs elected next week will have a crucial role in shaping the UK’s future course for many decades to come.

“It’s an especially important...

September 11, 2019

Ulster Unionist Party Leader Robin Swann and Lord Rogan have visited Gibraltar to celebrate their National Day and see how prepared they are for Brexit.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“This week I was honoured to be in Gibraltar to participate in their National Day celebrations - which were an enthusiastic and colourful expression of their British national identity - and to meet with local...

August 22, 2019

Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has stated that the letter written to Donald Tusk from some NI parties comes as no surprise, but unless there is a change in tack from the EU and the Irish Government, the backstop could deliver the hard border which they claim they want to prevent.

Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA said:

“This letter and its contents come...

August 19, 2019

Ulster Unionist Agriculture Spokesperson Robin Swann MLA has warned that the USA is becoming an increasingly disturbing and vocal threat to the future of local farms.

He was commenting after the head of the American Farm Bureau – the US’s national voice of agriculture – this week warned that the UK must first accept US food standards as part of any future wider trade deal with the...

July 31, 2019

An Ulster Unionist delegation, including Party Leader Robin Swann MLA, Lord Empey and John Stewart MLA, have met with the Prime Minister, Boris Johnson at Stormont House.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“Our meeting with the Prime Minister was an opportunity to set out our concerns and priorities.  He and his team may be settling into their new roles but they do not have much time.  Northern...

July 29, 2019

The Ulster Unionist Party Leader Robin Swann MLA has led a delegation to meet the new Secretary of State Julian Smith MP at Stormont House.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“I welcomed the opportunity to meet with the new Secretary of State and discuss a number of issues with him with regards to the ongoing political impasse at Stormont.

“I told him that is imperative we see an intensification...

July 23, 2019

Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has congratulated Boris Johnson on his election as Leader of the Conservative Party and his imminent appointment as Prime Minister.

Mr Swann said:

“I offer my congratulations to Boris Johnson on his election as the new leader of the Conservative Party and his imminent appointment as Prime Minister. At such a critical time in the histor...

May 16, 2019

Platform Piece by Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA, which appeared in the Belfast Telegraph on Wednesday 16 May 2019.

“Less than two weeks ago Northern Ireland’s voters went to the polls in a local government election to our Eleven councils.  

Given some of the commentary surrounding those results, it will no doubt come as a surprise to many people that the Ulster...

February 6, 2019

The Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has called on the Prime Minister to deliver on her promise to remove the Backstop in order to protect the Belfast Agreement and the economic and constitutional integrity of the United Kingdom.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“I welcome the fact that the Prime Minister has visited Northern Ireland, and I hear what she is saying, but in realit...

November 27, 2018

Ulster Unionist Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has called on the Prime Minister to put plans in place for the extension of Article 50 rather than risk the future of the Union for the sake of meeting a deadline.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“We fully recognise the concerns of the business community over the prospect of a no-deal Brexit. We don`t want a no-deal Brexit either. We will continue to...

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