Category Archives: Matters Arising

Stormont: Unionist majority ended

Significant electoral losses by Northern Ireland’s two main unionists parties will have implications not just for Northern Ireland but for the island as a whole. Politics at Stormont underwent a watershed moment...

Stormont institutions under fire

  The stability of the Stormont institutions looks increasingly precarious following fresh revelations surrounding the botched Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme. With First Minister Arlene Foster resisting both calls to step aside...

RHI puts heat on Speaker

Robin Newton’s role as Speaker of the Assembly has come under criticism in the early stages of the new mandate, however, his role in sparking a mass walk out during December’s RHI...