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McGimpsey welcomes promise of new state of the art school to replace Knockbreda and Newtownbreda High Schools

The Ulster Unionist Party’s South Belfast MLA Michael McGimpsey has welcomed today’s announcement by the Education Minister John O’Dowd that a new school is to be built to replace Newtownbreda and Knockbreda High Schools. Mr McGimpsey said: “I welcome the fact that a state-of-the-art school is to be built to house the pupils of Newtownbreda … Continue reading

McGimpsey welcomes Ministers assurance of the Belfast City Hospital site for the new consolidated primary school.

Ulster Unionist Assembly Member for South Belfast Michael McGimpsey has welcomed the assurances today from the Health Minister that the Belfast City Hospital site will be made available for the new consolidated primary school in South Belfast. The meeting which was held today in Stormont with the Health Minister Edwin Poots, Michael McGimpsey MLA, Councillor … Continue reading

Minister`s announcement is a kick in the teeth for the staff and pupils of Newtownbreda High School – McGimpsey

Michael McGimpsey, Ulster Unionist MLA for South Belfast, has expressed his shock at the Education Minister`s proposal to amalgamate Newtownbreda and Knockbreda High Schools. Mr McGimpsey said: “The Minister`s announcement is a kick in the teeth for the staff and pupils of Newtownbreda High School. Newtownbreda is a successful school which stands on its own … Continue reading

McGimpsey is encouraged by the Minister for Education’s response on the consolidated primary school for the South Belfast.

Ulster Unionist Assembly Member for South Belfast Michael McGimpsey has welcomed the encouraging response from the Minister of Education John O’Dowd during Question Time in the Assembly on the inclusion of the new consolidated primary school for inner-South Belfast in the allocation of the capital programme. In a statement following the response Mr McGimpsey said. … Continue reading