‘The days of under the table deals, funny handshakes must become a thing of the past’ – By Clare Bailey MLA 

  Presumptions are rife in Northern Ireland politics. I’ve been an MLA for well over a year now and I see the acceptance of truth around many things that are uncertain. One such acceptance surrounds the fiscal responsibility of the traditional parties – particularly the DUP. When Arlene Foster became leader of the DUP she…

‘The Long Wait that Paid Off’ – By Clare Bailey

I think my Green Party team and I are justified in our claims to be a little more tired than other candidates and agents following the events of Friday night and into Saturday morning.  The South Belfast count was the last to be wrapped up and it was around 4am on Saturday morning before my…