Category Archives: Public Affairs

Hamilton v. O’Neill

Collective responsibility broke down in December when two Executive ministers went to court. Peter Cheney examines the recent case and the importance of this basic norm of government. The prospect of two...

Innovation and global vision

US Special Representative for Global Partnerships Andrew O’Brien talks exclusively to Peter Cheney about how science and tapping into new markets advances economic development. Investing in science education and a determined focus...

New London focus for Sinn Féin

Sinn Féin has increased its profile at Westminster by hosting a public meeting on the Haass proposals and launching a website: www.londonirishunity.com Conor Murphy (pictured) hosted the meeting in the Wilson Room...

Assembly round-up

Parties differed over the Haass proposals when they were debated in January. The impending election campaigns mean that time is of the essence for making law and policy. January’s proceedings opened with...

John Moylan

John Moylan is the BBC’s Industry and Employment Correspondent, also covering energy. Based in London, he has had an extensive career so far in BBC News after starting off in Tomorrow’s World....

Leslie Cree MLA

Leslie Cree is the UUP’s MLA for North Down and has served in the Assembly since 2003. He was also a councillor for Ballyholme and Groomsport on North Down Borough Council between...

Consultation update

Details of significant consultation exercises currently being carried out by government departments and other public sector bodies in Northern Ireland. Queries on individual consultations should be referred to the organisation concerned, as...