Minister for the Economy, DUP MLA for East Antrim.

Co Antrim, Northern Ireland
Joined March 2011
Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
.@Economy_NI Minister @gordonlyons1 has attended a reception hosted @USAinNI for 6 US Fintech innovator companies. Fintech – refers to the new innovations made in financial services which are giving people greater choice & control over their finances. It is a 10x priority sector
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
A pleasure to meet @gordonlyons1 yesterday at the launch of the @HospUlster @UKHofficial Workforce Strategy - very much appreciate your ongoing support and active engagement with industry initiatives to support such an important part of NI Economy
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
.@EconomyNI Minister @GordonLyons1 today visited @stranbelfast to meet with Directors and Governing Body and Student representatives to discuss the current provision and future development plans @stranbelfast
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
.@Economy_NI Minister @gordonlyons1 today met with Rosie Cooper, Careers Teacher, Larne Grammar and other careers teachers to discuss careers guidance delivery and the Independent Review of Careers Guidance.
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
.@EconomyNI Minister @GordonLyons1 has met with the Italian Minister for Europe @amendolaenzo to discuss mutual matters of interest including trade and tourism.
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
.@EconomyNI Minister @GordonLyons1 today visited County Fermanagh to meet with local businesses to discuss their preparations ahead of what promises to be a busy summer season.
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
WATCH 📹 @Economy_NI Minister @gordonlyons1 highlights the success of #SkillUp in its first year and encourages people to apply for free training courses for 2022/23 Find out more at: nidirect.gov.uk/skillup
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
This morning Economy Minister @gordonlyons1 visited @NRCCollege to watch @bfastmet handover the symbolic Further Education 400 baton. There is still time to make a donation to Air Ambulance NI via our GoFundMe page. The link is below: gofundme.com/f/further-educa…
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
Independent retailers are “the backbone of the economy” and “remain vital” to rebuilding an innovative and sustainable economy in NI says Economy Minister @gordonlyons1
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
These are the kind of real business experiences that you will not hear Manufacturing NI refer to. As far as they are concerned there is nothing to see here. Yet, I have dozens of such businesses contacting me with similar issues all the time. newsletter.co.uk/business/no…
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
Great news announced today from @gordonlyons1 NI Department for the Economy @economy_NI at the beginning of #NIGeothermalweek @QUBManagement on the funding for geothermal demonstration projects for transitioning NI energy market #NetZero. Thanks to all participating stakeholders.
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
Amazing Day 1 @DigitalDNAHQ #DigitalDNA #DDNA2022 @UlsterBizSchool Minister @gordonlyons1 said ‘Innovation is central to our future competitiveness and shared prosperity’ Thank you @simonbailie & team Looking forward to @UlsterUni sessions tomorrow @AustinTanney @JohnnyDontTweet
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Great to see @bigdatabelfast conference back for the first time since 2019, with a record number of delegates. This is a sector that has witnessed incredible growth and presents fantastic opportunities for NI.
Economy Minister @gordonlyons1 attended the Big Data Belfast 2022 Conference at the ICC where he toured the event space and met with key stakeholders Pictured with the Minister at the ICC are Dr Aislinn Rice, MD Analytics Engines and Gareth Kelly, Data & Analytics Director, EY
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Yup…
Gordon Lyons: 'We are going to have a particular challenge with congressman Neal' newsletter.co.uk/news/politi…
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
The absolute state of this! @RepRichardNeal simply makes up the election results. There is no Unionist consent for the Protocol and Irish Americans need to acknowledge this fact.
👀 Visiting U.S. @RepRichardNeal says political concerns about the NI Protocol have been “manufactured” - claiming only 7% of voters in #ae22 cast their ballot based on that issue. @simoncoveney adds that Johnson’s government *proposed* this arrangement… @VirginMediaNews
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
Such folly. Implementing the protocol in full means ending grace periods with an economic tsunami hitting Northern Ireland. Power sharing only works with cross community consensus. There is no unionist support for the protocol. The protocol will destroy the GFA if not dealt with.
Replying to @RepBrendanBoyle
“We call upon the UK to implement fully the NI Protocol, which avoids a hard border on the island of Ireland, preserves the integrity of the EU Internal Market, and protects the Good Friday Agreement in all its parts. We agree that renegotiating the Protocol is not an option.”
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Great to be with @ALieutenancy and @InvestNI this morning to highlight the benefits for business of @TheQueensAwards for enterprise. economy-ni.gov.uk/news/lyons…
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Gordon Lyons MLA retweeted
"To get my roses in, I had to take the ferry to Liverpool and drive to Norfolk" - a garden centre owner explains how the Northern Ireland Protocol affects his business bbc.in/3PpAdzg
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