Northern Ireland Assembly

Poots retains Stormont seat following Assembly election

Poots retains Stormont seat following Assembly election

Northern Ireland’s Minister for Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs Edwin Poots has retained a seat in the Assembly, following the...

May 9, 2022

Calls for animal-welfare commitments ahead of NI elections

Calls for animal-welfare commitments ahead of NI elections

The British Veterinary Association (BVA) is calling on political parties to sign up to key pledges to enhance animal health...

April 12, 2022

NI Assembly approves new environmental provisions for Northern Ireland

NI Assembly approves new environmental provisions for Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Environment Minister Edwin Poots has introduced further environmental protections through a range of new legislative provisions. The Environment...

March 7, 2022

Northern Ireland Assembly declares climate emergency

Northern Ireland Assembly declares climate emergency

The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted in favour of declaring a climate emergency and has called for the establishment of...

February 6, 2020

Ministers assigned as Stormont NI Assembly resumes

Ministers assigned as Stormont NI Assembly resumes

The Northern Ireland Assembly is back in power after a three-year absence, following agreement from a majority of political parties...

January 13, 2020

Michelle McIlveen appointed North’s Minister for Agriculture

Michelle McIlveen appointed North’s Minister for Agriculture

Michelle McIlveen, the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) MLA, has been appointed as Minister of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs for...

May 25, 2016

O’Neill returned to Assembly but ministerial fate remains unknown

O’Neill returned to Assembly but ministerial fate remains unknown

Northern Ireland’s former Minister for Agriculture, Michelle O’Neill, has been re-elected to the Northern Ireland Assembly. According to Sinn Fein...

May 9, 2016