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# jim wells

Last year
NI politician Jim Wells resigns from DUP after 46 years
The former NI health minister told the BBC Nolan Show that he could not support the DUP’s Assembly candidate in South Down.
All time
DUP's Jim Wells criticised for comparing UK abortion rate to Holocaust
The DUP MLA made the comments on the BBC Radio Ulster’s Nolan show today.
DUP MLA admits four family members made use of "cash for ash" scheme
South Down MLA Jim Wells said he wanted to make it clear that he had “no financial interests” in it whatsoever.
NI health minister apologises for anti-gay remarks and resigns
Jim Wells drew links between gay relationships and child abuse last week. Police are investigating.
NI Health Minister draws links between gay relationships and child abuse
The MLA has since withdrawn his comments and apologised.
Backlash after DUP representative's criticism of GAA
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.
NI's future health minister: gay pride parade participants 'repugnant'
DUP assembly member made the comments on the Belfast Pride parade in a text to the Gay Pride secretary.