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For the sake of your sanity, call it a day Mr Robinson

For the sake of your sanity, call it a day Mr Robinson

In early December 2003, just after the assembly election that saw the DUP nudge ahead of the UUP, I wrote a piece setting out the arguments for David Trimble’s immediate resignation as UUP leader.
Sinn Féin deny PSNI deal over Robert McCartney    Stormont figureheads back within days    Tories hit out at "pathetic role" of UUP in "joke" executive    Mallon calls for an end to governments' 'constructive ambiguity'    Executive on the brink after Dodds warning    Stormont institutions look set for collapse