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August 16, 2019

The Ulster Unionist Party Leader Robin Swann MLA, has condemned the Sinn Fein Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens Council, for comments which he described an IRA terrorist and murderer as ‘brave.’

Robin Swann MLA said:

“The Sinn Fein Mayor of Causeway Coast & Glens Council, Sean Bateson, has serious questions to answer following a tweet which he put out regarding the IRA terrorist Thom...

August 5, 2019

Ulster Unionist leader, Robin Swann MLA, has accused Sinn Fein of not being seriously engaged in talks. He has called on the Secretary of State to set an end date for the talks process and if agreement can`t be reached, to move to full blown direct rule.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“As this phase of talks enters yet another week, we have yet to experience the intensification of the proce...

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 24, 2019

Ulster Unionist Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has congratulated Julian Smith MP on his appointment as Secretary State for Northern Ireland.

Robin Swann MLA said:

“I congratulate Julian Smith on his appointment as the new Secretary of State for Northern Ireland. I wish him well. He will have to get across his brief extremely quickly. I look forward to meeting him in the coming days. I al...

April 25, 2019

The Ulster Unionist Party Leader, Robin Swann MLA, has stated that the Secretary of State needs to call out those parties making excuses for not engaging in meaningful talks to restore devolution.

Mr Swann said:

“Sinn Fein and the DUP may have been listening to Father Magill but they have failed to hear what he said.

“It was heart wrenching that within a few hours of Father Magill...

March 11, 2019

Spring Conference Speech, 9March 2019

Park Avenue Hotel, Belfast

My Lords, Ladies & Gentlemen, fellow Unionists.

Thank you for again putting your trust in me to lead this party for another year and in what will be an important year for our party.

This is now my third Annual General Meeting as Leader of this Party and in that time we have gone to the polls on three occasions – the fou...

January 3, 2019

“As we enter 2019, we enter a year full of uncertainty and challenge.

“We enter the second year without a functioning Assembly, where Sinn Fein will blame the DUP and the DUP will blame Sinn Fein, but where at the end of the day, people’s belief and faith in politicians and politics is stretched to the very limit.

“There must be and there needs to be a recalibration of politics in...

September 26, 2018

Ulster Unionist Party leader, Robin Swann MLA, said:

“The ongoing revelations about how Stormont was run by the DUP have left unionists horrified that things were being done in their name which were neither good government nor guided by any semblance of a moral compass.

“It is clear that there was a disregard for British Taxpayers’ money, a sentiment unworthy of any unionist. The D...

August 29, 2018

Ulster Unionist Leader Robin Swann MLA has stated that the fact that Northern Ireland has had no devolved government for 589 days is an abject failure of Sinn Fein and the DUP, and expressed his regret that the Secretary of State has been a spectator to events.

Ulster Unionist Leader, Robin Swann MLA said: 

“The fact that Northern Ireland has had no government for 589 days is an ab...

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