Tag Archives: Paul Maskey

Now we’re bottom of league in the North for child poverty

West Belfast is the most deprived district in the North when it comes to child poverty, according to a new report. The rate of child poverty in the area stands at 46 per cent, making it the fourth worst in a survey of all of Westminster’s constituencies.

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Action needed now

As jobless figures spiral to record levels, it’s crucial that every penny of government spending adds value to the economy.

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MP throws weight behind top local college

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey has expressed “alarm” at the failure of the Minister for Employment and Learning, Alliance MLA Dr Stephen Farry, to give positive assurances over the future sustainability of St Mary’s University College on the Falls Road.

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Man is cut from car after police chase on Glen Road

The driver of a stolen car had to be cut out of the vehicle when it crashed yesterday morning (Wednesday) on the Glen Road, just yards from a primary school.

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Signing up to buy local

THE Belfast Media Group is launching an online campaign to help support smaller businesses, as part of our new ‘Buy Local’ campaign.

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Maskey taking nothing for granted in carve-up

WEST Belfast MP Paul Maskey says he will not take any changes to the electoral make-up of West Belfast for granted if suggested Westminster boundary changes are given the go-ahead.

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