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A revived Stormont assembly could be part of the Brexit solution, the Northern Ireland secretary Julian Smith has said.
Sorry, what was the [Irish] question again?
No, Stormont is a dysfunctional British institution. Restoring it is undoubtedly a prerequisite to a Brexit solution... and the Failure of successive Westminster governments to do so is a sure sign that they have no grasp of the problems, let alone of the solutions.
It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue
- Queen Elizabeth II
when it was set up after the Partition, it was intended to cement Uionist control of the six counties of N Ireland.
After the GFA, it required Big Beasts from both sides of the divide to work together to achieve anything. However, after they departed the scene, Stormont reverted to its historic role as a vehicle for the Unionist veto on any semblance of progress
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