Thursday 7th September 2017 The Irish Foreign Minister, Simon Coveney, is simply playing political point scoring games with his recent comments about ‘joint authority’ should Stormont collapse.…… Read more “Joint Authority”
Thursday 26th January 2017 I’m going to be posting regular election updates here. The core of my message for all of us in Lagan Valley is to…… Read more “Vote for Hope, not Fear”
Tuesday 10th January 2017 Not the right time for an election The recent resignation from the deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness is likely to lead to…… Read more “Not the right time for an election”
Monday 9th January 2017 It is absolutely vital that the Education Authority works with the Stormont Education Department to implement a policy of providing mental health lessons…… Read more “Mental health lessons for pupils”
Monday 5th December 2016 One of the downsides of leaving the Fire Service and becoming an MLA is that I find it very hard to find the…… Read more “Special Olympics Ulster”
Thursday 1st December 2016 Ulster Star Article Residents on along the Magherconluce Road Annahilt have contacted local Ulster Unionist MLA Robbie Butler regarding the daily disruption…… Read more “Magheraconluce Roadworks”
Monday 19th November 2016 Belfast Telegraph Article Article in Belfast Telegraph from questions I put to the Health Minister over emergency services calls and ambulance response times.…… Read more “Emergency calls and responses”
Wednesday 16th November 2016 Press Release on Belfast Newletter Poor mental health is a massive issue in Northern Ireland. All studies and research points that the…… Read more “Poor Mental Health Figures”
Monday 14th November - Health Debate Robbie winding on the motion in the Chamber. Pleased at the potential the Minister's report can offer, but sadly still very… Read more "Health Report Debate"
Monday 24th October - Prisoner Segregation Debate I was very happy to support my colleague Doug Beattie calling for a concrete plan to phase out prisoner segregation… Read more "Call to end prisoner segregation"