Newton Emerson: Do we have ministers prepared to take the unpopular decisions?

In 2010, Alliance leader David Ford was appointed the first justice minister under modern devolution and promptly declared the legal aid system was unsustainable and would be swept away. Picture by Ann McManus.
Newton Emerson
Sammy Wilson and Conor Murphy have used the word “lies” while arguing over each other's positions on the cost of living crisis. The more complicated reality is that both were telling the truth. Mr M[...]

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