Press Releases

Here you will find links to the Press Releases issued by the Regional Development Committee arranged with the most recent at the top of the list.

11/12/2014

Chair Denounces Increases as "Unfare"

Chair to the Committee for Regional Development has denounced Translink and the Department for Regional Development for the 5% increase to bus and rail fares announced this evening.

Reference: CRD 03/14/15

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05/11/2014

Committee Rails Minister and Translink and calls for an Immediate Inquiry

Reference: CRD 02/14/15

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10/09/2014

Committee welcomes movement on roads issue

The Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Regional Development today welcomed the commitment given by Transport NI to introducing weight restrictions in Hillsborough village.

Reference: CRD 01/14/15

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02/07/2014

Committee Expresses Opposition to Enforcement Cameras

The Committee for Regional Development has today voiced its strong opposition to departmental plans to introduce enforcement cameras in bus lanes in Belfast.

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06/05/2014

Committee Welcomes Appointment of New Chief Executive for Translink

The Committee for Regional Development has today welcomed the appointment of David Strahan as Chief Executive of Translink.

Reference: CRD 08/13/14

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06/05/2014

Committee gets on its bike with cycling inquiry

The Northern Ireland Assembly’s Committee for Regional Development today announced plans for evidence gathering sessions in relation to its Inquiry into the Benefits of Cycling to the Economy.

Reference: CRD 07/13/14

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31/03/2014

Committee welcomes appointment of new CEO for Northern Ireland Water

The Committee for Regional Development has welcomed the appointment of Sara Venning as Chief Executive of Northern Ireland Water.

Reference: CRD 06/13/14

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26/03/2014

Committee Welcomes Decrease in Water charges

The Committee for Regional Development has today welcomed a decision by NI Water to reduce water and sewerage charges for non-domestic customers.

Reference: CRD 05/13/14

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23/01/2014

Committee Welcomes Consultation on Proposed Lagan Footbridge

The Assembly Committee for Regional Development has today welcomed the launch of a consultation on the new proposed Lagan Footbridge.

Reference: CRD 04/13/14

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25/11/2013

Committee Welcomes Christmas Town Centre Parking Tariff

The Chairman of the Northern Ireland Assembly Committee for Regional Development, Mr Jimmy Spratt MLA, has welcomed the announcement of a new parking tariff for town centres in the lead up to Christmas.

Reference: CRD 03/13/14

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