Ulster Unionist stage Business Breakfast

CENTRE STAGE...Mike Nesbitt addresses the audience at the UUP Breakfast Morning at the Lodge Hotel. CR45-163km
CENTRE STAGE...Mike Nesbitt addresses the audience at the UUP Breakfast Morning at the Lodge Hotel. CR45-163km
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THE East Londonderry Ulster Ulster Association held a very successful business breakfast at the Lodge Hotel in Coleraine.

Keynote speakers for the breakfast included party leader, Mike Nesbitt MLA along with Jim Nicholson MEP, Lord Empey and Basil McCrea MLA.

With a number of key businesses from around the constituency represented including the local chambers of commence.

Cllr Edwin Stevenson, the East Londonderry Ulster Unionist Association Chairman, welcomed everyone to the breakfast.

He said: “We believe in engagement and delivering for people. Small businesses are at the heart of our local economy and now more than ever they need support and help.

“We need common sense at the heart of our government and the only party able to deliver that is the Ulster Unionist Party.”

A number of key issues were touched upon by the speakers including tackling unemployment, relationship between business and government and the support on offer to business from all levels of government.

Coleraine councillor, David Harding, said “I am optimistic about the future prosperity of the north coast area, we have great local businesses and a keen and committed workforce.

“The policies of the Ulster Unionist Party will encourage businesses to grow and make more jobs for local people.”