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A match made in heaven

Paddy Gray, Professor Emeritus of Housing at Ulster University explores the basis for greater co-operation between the housing sector and social enterprises and outlines the benefits being reaped from increased partnerships. I...

Stop and search

Queen’s University Belfast lecturer John Topping explores stop and search powers as the most prevalent form of adversarial contact between the public and the PSNI. As a power originating in the 16th...

Measuring social enterprise value

Brendan Murtagh and Andrew Grounds of Queen’s University Belfast write in agendaNi about the current value of social enterprise to the Northern Ireland economy. The global financial crisis and the subsequent rise...

Change at the top

The move to appoint a senior official from Whitehall as the new Permanent Secretary in the Department of Finance suggests that the British Government have initiated a contingency plan in the eventuality...

‘Bespoke’ deal not an option

As pointed out by many commentators following the triggering of Article 50, the timeframe for which Britain has to strike a trade deal with the EU makes a unique trade agreement highly...

Gradual divergence

The UK Government appears to have coined the phrase ‘gradual divergence’ to indicate their desire for a smooth transition away from the EU which appeases both brexiteers and remainers. However it is...

Deal not done

Sinn Féin MEP Martina Anderson talks to David Whelan about the hurdles that still have to be overcome in phase two of the Brexit negotiations and her role in ensuring the rights...