Monday, 5 April 2010

DUP: “TUV Antaŭenigas la Irlandalingvon” le Demokrata Unuecisma Partio:

DUP MP for East Londonderry Gregory Campbell has expressed his disgust at the inaction of the TUV’s sole representative on Limavady Borough Council Boyd Douglas.

At the 16th March 2010 council meeting a proposal was brought forward by the SDLP and Sinn Fein that the Roe Valley Cultural and Historical Centre should adopt a bi-lingual – English and Irish policy.

The DUP moved an amendment that any such change should be subject to a full Equality Impact Assessment and depending on the outcome of that assessment, full public consultation.

The vote on the DUP amendment was defeated 6-5 with the TUV refusing to back it. As a consequence of that vote a bi-lingual policy will be initiated at the centre without any equality assessment or public consultation...