‘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…

Why forming an Executive with the DUP is more difficult NOW for Sinn Féin – By Danny Morrison

  Why would Sinn Féin go into an executive in which the DUP has a disproportionate degree of influence over the British government – an alleged, joint-guarantor with the Irish government of the Belfast Agreement Sinn Féin won seven seats in the Westminster general election, running on an abstentionist ticket, which has been the party’s…