NICVA welcomes the news we will now have a stable, functioning government here in Northern Ireland.
The Secretary of State’s budget is here. A bonfire of services seems likely. With a focus on education, Scope looks at cuts that are already in motion – and outlines the consequences.
As most people celebrate the Good Friday Agreement, hardline unionist politicians have their heads in the sand – to the detriment of Northern Ireland, and also themselves.
Stormont was rarely good and never perfect but the current zombie version is leading us to disaster. Our elected representatives must get back to work.
Reforming Assembly and Executive structures has been suggested several times as a way to end the current impasse. Will that work, in theory or practice? Scope looks at one suggestion: weighted majority voting.