North Antrim - DAITHÍ McKAY
Daithí was born in Ballymena, educated at St Louis’ and resides in Rasharkin.
He is Chair of the Assembly’s Finance Committee and is one of only a few MLAs who have drafted their own legislation. Daithí’s Bill will introduce a plastic bag levy.
He has highlighted the drugs problem facing local communities, spearheaded road safety campaigns in places such as Glenravel & campaigned against cuts to health provision.
If re-elected Daithí will continue his work to bring public sector jobs to North Antrim, assist the construction industry, help the north coast realise its tourism potential & place Small & Medium businesses at the forefront of economic recovery.
In North Antrim Daithí will work:
- To protect existing public sector jobs and decentralise further public sector jobs to North Antrim through the implementation of the Bain Report
- To secure jobs in the construction industry and develop the economic dividend of North Antrim’s tourist potential
- To uphold workers’ rights
- To protect A&E provision at Causeway Hospital and continue to lobby for the provision of a new Health & Social Care Centre in Ballymena
- To focus police resources against drug dealers & to secure more provision for rehabilitation
- To ensure that rural communities are protected by a balanced planning policy
- To challenge all forms of discrimination, sectarianism and political inequality
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