Tag Archives: Needed

#UKPoli: Armstrong: More awareness needed for fertility issues – #UKPolitics

Alliance MLA Kellie Armstrong has called for more awareness for fertility issues, as Fertility Week 2020 begins. The subject for the week is ‘You are Not Alone,’ something which Ms Armstrong said was vital in breaking the taboo around fertility issues, which one in six couples across the UK face. …

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#UKPoli: Lyttle says clarity needed on school funding – #UKPolitics

Alliance Education spokesperson Chris Lyttle MLA has said clarity is needed on funding allocated to schools as part of the Assembly’s October Monitoring Round. Mr Lyttle was speaking after the £64 million was given to help schools manage maintenance, COVID-19 pressures and free school meals, among other issues. Education Minister …

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#UKPoli: Four nations summit needed to keep families safe at Christmas, Farry warns – #UKPolitics

Alliance Deputy Leader Stephen Farry MP has joined with Liberal Democrats in Britain, calling for a ‘four nations summit’ to consider a united approach to keeping family gatherings safe during the festive season. In a joint letter to the four governments of the UK, North Down MP Dr Farry, alongside …

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#FRAPoli: Bruno Retailleau: “What is needed are weapons, not tears! ” – #FrancePolitics #FRPoli

Bruno Retailleau, president of the Republican group in the Senate and senator for Vendée, was guest of Sud Radio. He reviewed the assassination of Samuel Paty and the government’s actions to fight Islamism. 🗣️ When the Government is firm, I applaud. But I am not fooled: there is a form …

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#UKPoli: Greens welcome Prime Minister’s conversion to wind power but warn much more is needed – #UKPolitics

6 October 2020 Green co-leader warns that level of investment must match rhetoric Green Co-Leader Jonathan Bartley has welcomed the confirmation that the long-running opposition to wind power by the Conservative Party has finally been reversed. The Prime Minister is today due to promise to power every home in the …

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#UKPoli: Decisive action needed to stop education system failure of children with special educational needs, says Lyttle – #UKPolitics

Urgent and decisive action is needed to stop the education system failing children with special educational needs (SEN), Chris Lyttle MLA has said, after the Auditor General reiterated the Alliance Education spokesperson’s call for an urgent review of SEN. A report by the Audit Office into progress made by the …

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#CanPoli: Federal action needed to fix Nunavut Housing Crisis: MP Qaqqaq – #CDNPoli

IQALUIT – After visiting eight communities over 21 days and speaking with local authorities and hundreds of Nunavummiut about their unique challenges with safe and affordable housing, NDP Critic for Northern Affairs, Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, concluded her housing tour by addressing the media today. “Nunavummiut have been struggling with dangerous living …

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#UKPoli: Support needed for dentist re-openings, says Bradshaw – #UKPolitics

Alliance Health spokesperson Paula Bradshaw MLA has warned chaos over re-openings of dentists in England shows support is needed to enable them to operate fully in Northern Ireland. Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced last week dentists in England would reopen from Monday but a recent survey showed only just over …

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#CanPoli: Medical experts agree, federal leadership needed to build a better health system post-COVID – #CDNPoli

“We need to stop using jurisdiction as an excuse to not have national leadership” – Dr. Jane Philpott OTTAWA – Experts from across the medical spectrum are calling for stronger federal leadership as part of the post-COVID recovery. During an online town hall last night, held by the NDP’s Building …

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#CanPoli: Better support needed for Canadians still relying on EI during pandemic: NDP – #CDNPoli

OTTAWA – Today, New Democrats pushed back against busy signals and dropped calls at Service Canada. Although the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) has all but replaced Employment Insurance (EI) benefits for most people during the pandemic, EI paperwork and reporting requirements continue to delay financial support for many Canadians. …

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