South and East Belfast Sinn Féin -- Building an Ireland of Equals

News Archives for January, 2006

25 January, 2006

Maskey comments on plans to decriminalise parking enforcement

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey commenting plans to decriminalise the enforcement of 'Residents Only Parking Zones' and charge residents for 'Residents Only Parking'. Read full article


22 January, 2006

Maskey challenges SDLP Deputy Leader over Agreement

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has challenged SDLP Deputy Leader Alistair McDonnell to come clean on the SDLP's position with regard to the Good Friday Agreement. The challenge comes after last week's comments in the Daily Ireland newspaper by SDLP MLA Dominic Bradley that the SDLP make no apologies for considering alternatives to the power sharing executive. Read full article


22 January, 2006

Maskey calls for people before profit to wipe out Market housing waiting list

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has highlighted his objections to plans to develop a commercial and office development in the Joy Street area while local housing needs are not met. Cllr. Maskey MLA highlighted the fact that developers are putting profit before people when the potential exists to wipe out the local housing waiting list. Read full article


19 January, 2006

Opposition to 'Top up Fees' reiterated as Student Registration Drops

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has reiterated his Party's opposition to 'Top up Fees' in the wake of the University of Ulster revealing that its registration figures for Post Graduate Certificates in Education (PGCE) Courses are down 200 since last year and acknowledged that the prospect of incurring debt is deterring applicants pursuing academic qualifications. Read full article


19 January, 2006

Phoenix price hike is an abuse of its monopoly position

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has described the latest price hike by Phoenix Gas as a severe blow to gas customers. Read full article


19 January, 2006

Sinn Féin urges Senior Citizens to claim their free Irish passport

South Belfast Sinn Féin MLA, Alex Maskey, has called on senior citizens in South Belfast to avail of the FREE Irish Passport Scheme that has now been introduced for everybody over the age of 65. Read full article


19 January, 2006

DUP no show at Water Charges conference indicitive of their failure to show required leadership

South Belfast Sinn Féin MLA Alex Maskey has accused the DUP of 'failing to represent some of the people who will be hit hardest by any future introduction of water charges in the north'. Read full article


12 January, 2006

Campaign to make Irish a living language

South Belfast Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has announced a campaign to "begin to make the Irish language a living language" in the Lower Ormeau area. Read full article