Newton Emerson: Sinn Féin's lack of fuss on petition of concern reform is a puzzle

The DUP's East Antrim MP Sammy Wilson has said the DUP should use the petition of concern to block any divergence from the UK during Brexit
The case for restoring devolution now depends not just on an Irish language act but on reforming the petition of concern. If Stormont is to receive the package of regulatory powers proposed in last[...]

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