Also: Boston archive faces lawsuits after Adams’ arrest; Scottish whisky risks ‘trade war’ over plain packs; and Theresa Villiers breaks new ground for Ulster Tories.
Posts Tagged: Northern Ireland
Adam Holloway MP: Why Colonel Bob Stewart, holder of a DSO, should be the next Chairman of the Defence Select Committee
By comparison, his competitors are like distinguished national servicemen.
And here’s how those nine or so MPs could be bribed into lending their support after the next General Election.
…a deal with DUP? The Guardian floats one today – as Mel Stride did recently on this site.
Plus: Boris’ big MP hurdle. Why Helmer is a disastrous by-election choice. Anonymous MEPs. And: No. 10’s cup of cold sick.
Also: On the attack or the defensive, Labour’s attempts to distract from it’s record in Wales put country before party, undermining the Union to attack the Tories.
Whether he was or wasn’t involved in the murder of Jean McConville, justice must take its course.
“Any help that I can give to catch the people who killed their mother I will give.”
Also: DUP veto gay marriage a third time; ex-IRA man accuses Adams of giving him orders; and Scottish teachers sack general secretary after three weeks.
Everything you need to know about the ’45, the Darien colony disaster, and why Alex Salmond wanted the referendum this year rather than last.
Also: Continuity IRA leader shot dead in Belfast; controversy as CBI back Better Together; and Welsh Labour get the knives out.
The hanging-together of the Tories has become an obstacle to creating a new patriotic consciousness
First, reach agreement on flags, parading and the past. Second, make difficult but important policy choices. Third, evolve the devolved institutions.
Also: Former UUP leader slams compensation award against PSNI; Red Road flats saved by protests; and ‘van bomb’ found in Co Tyrone.
Also: Lessons for unionists as Canada emerges from the shadow of separatism; and MoD accused of leaking against the Welsh government.