East Londonderry


UKYP Results are in 1

At the start of the month we brought to you the story of the UKYP election that 14-year-old Belizean Born Ramel Flores, who is in his fourth year at the Portstewart college, was running in the East Londonderry constituency. Well the results are in and here is the data for his division: East Londonderry East Londonderry I, David Clark, being the Returning Officer at the above election, do hereby give notice that the number of votes recorded for each Candidate is as follows: Name of Candidate Number of Votes* David Hunter 8 Anna O’Connor 63 Jack McCann 324 (elected) Ramel […]


Belize-born teenager calls for UKYP votes

An ambitious young Dominican College pupil is bidding to become the first non-national member from Northern Ireland in the UK Youth Parliament. 14-year-old Ramel Flores, who is in his fourth year at the Portstewart college, is running in the East Londonderry constituency. Already cutting out a future political career for himself, Ramel lists his interests as peace and conflict resolution, law and mental health among the young. He says: “My aspiration is to be part of a diverse transformation of Northern Ireland and the communication link between our transforming societies. “I was born in the small country of Belize in […]