According to UTV, the Irish Times’ prediction was seriously off the mark.. UTV say that the Ulster Unionists will name *drum roll* Michael McGimpsey and Reg Empey as their two ministerial nominees….. Updated below the foldThat
shock short report again
UTV can reveal that Ulster Unionist Michael McGimpsey is expected to be named tomorrow as the new Northern Ireland Health Minister.
His party leader, Sir Reg Empey will take the post of Higher and Further Education Minister.
Update In the comments zone AdamH supplies this list of nominees
Minister at the Dept of Employment and Learning: Reg Empey
Minister at the Dept of Health: Michael McGimpsey
Chair Committee of the Centre: Danny Kennedy (Deputy Assembly leader)
Chair of Regional Development: Fred Cobain
Deputy Chair Agriculture: Tom Elliott
Deputy Chair Public Accounts: Roy Beggs
Policing Board: Leslie Cree & Basil McCrea
Candidate for Assembly Speaker: David McClarty
Chief Whip: David McNarry