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#jim wells

# jim-wells - Tuesday 12 April, 2022

NI politician Jim Wells resigns from DUP after 46 years
# Assembly
# Assembly

NI politician Jim Wells resigns from DUP after 46 years

Apr 12th 2022, 10:50 AM 34,444 Views 18 Comments

The former NI health minister told the BBC Nolan Show that he could not support the DUP’s Assembly candidate in South Down.

# jim-wells - Wednesday 6 June, 2018

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust

Jun 6th 2018, 3:33 PM 12,596 Views 78 Comments

The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.

# jim-wells - Saturday 21 January, 2017

DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme
# Jim Wells
# Jim Wells

DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme

Jan 21st 2017, 12:10 PM 15,811 Views 39 Comments

South Down MLA Jim Wells said he wanted to make it clear that he had “no financial interests” in it whatsoever.

# jim-wells - Monday 27 April, 2015

NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns
# Controversy
# Controversy

NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns

Apr 27th 2015, 8:14 AM 15,074 Views 108 Comments

Jim Wells drew links between gay relationships and child abuse last week. Police are investigating.

# jim-wells - Friday 24 April, 2015

NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse
# Jim Wells
# Jim Wells

NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse

Apr 24th 2015, 10:56 AM 14,030 Views 92 Comments

The MLA has since withdrawn his comments and apologised.

# jim-wells - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Backlash after DUP representative's criticism of GAA
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Backlash after DUP representative's criticism of GAA

Aug 24th 2011, 2:29 PM 725 Views 15 Comments

Future Stormont minister Jim Wells’ criticism of the GAA for sanctioning misleading and inappropriate charitable collections has provoked a spirited response from the Alliance Party.

# jim-wells - Tuesday 26 July, 2011

NI's future health minister: gay pride parade participants 'repugnant'
# Gay Pride
# Gay Pride

NI's future health minister: gay pride parade participants 'repugnant'

Jul 26th 2011, 7:41 AM 4,580 Views 46 Comments

DUP assembly member made the comments on the Belfast Pride parade in a text to the Gay Pride secretary.