Alliance Party Conference 2009 – Joanne STUART

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=10661910&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1Joanne Stuart, Chair of the Institute of Directors (IoD), Northern Ireland, was guest speaker at the Alliance Party Conference dinner at the Dunadry Hotel, Templepatrick.Stuart began by saying that having spent much of the past 16 years in England and Dublin, if someone had told her then that she'd be speaking at an Alliance Party …

Alliance Party Conference 2009 – John SIMPSON

http://vimeo.com/moogaloop.swf?clip_id=3805309&server=vimeo.com&show_title=1&show_byline=0&show_portrait=0&color=00adef&fullscreen=1At the Alliance Party Conference last weekend, economist John Simpson made a presentation on "Rebuilding the Northern Ireland economy" (see his concluding remarks in embedded video above).Simpson said that in this regard, what mattered was: (1) productivity and (2) competence. Economic growth in Northern Ireland was not about subsidies or reducing the cost of living, …