Mary Kelly: Beattie bounce goes flat

Doug Beattie's mea culpas were a hard listen, though lightened by the stammering of politicians from other parties who came on to criticise him and found themselves confronted by some of their own colleagues' unsavoury antics

UUP leader Doug Beattie's fortunes changed dramatically in just days this week. Picture by Mal McCann.
Mary Kelly
THE curse of writing a weekly column is that a week is no longer a long time in politics, it can all change overnight - as Doug Beattie has learned. Just days after basking in the sunlit polls of L[...]

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