Andy Allen: Wheelchair-using MLA in 'stand up' row with Jonathan Bell

Stormont's only wheelchair-using MLA has expressed offence after an-ex DUP minister said he was going to "stand up" for people in social housing need.
UUP MLA Andy Allen and the DUP's Jonathan Bell were involved in an angry exchange during an assembly debate.
At one point Mr Allen asked Mr Bell, a former enterprise minister, to take the remarks back.
The row began when Mr Bell said: "I'm going to stand up for people in social housing, need not sell them short."
Mr Allen, who represents East Belfast, shouted his objection "as somebody who cannot get up and stand up,... read more

18 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 56
Source: BBC

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