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TUV leader Jim Allister demands answers from Stormont

By Lesley-Anne McKeown

Published 02/06/2015

Jim Allister said he had been waiting almost nine months for answers to questions about the sale of Northern Ireland's property debt portfolio
Jim Allister said he had been waiting almost nine months for answers to questions about the sale of Northern Ireland's property debt portfolio

Government departments are dragging their heels when responding to Assembly members' questions, it has been claimed.

TUV leader Jim Allister said he was awaiting answers to questions about the sale of Northern Ireland's property debt portfolio. He said: "Despite those questions being raised almost nine months ago, despite the importance of the topic, they still go unanswered."

Last year Nama (National Asset Management Agency), the Republic's so-called bad bank, sold the entire Northern Ireland loan portfolio to an international investment firm.Assembly Speaker Mitchel McLaughlin said he hoped Executive ministers would take note of Mr Allister's complaint.

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