Hugh O'Connell: Restoring power sharing is a must
Theresa May’s choice to be the new Northern Secretary of State is an MP who has never been to the North
On a cold and foggy morning in Belfast last week, the media were gently teasing the Northern Ireland Office official about whether the new Secretary of State had a word of Irish. Never mind the cúpla focail, Karen Bradley had never even been to Belfast prior to her arrival for a series of hastily-arranged engagements last Wednesday.
Bradley, 47, is the latest in a growing list of nondescript Tory MPs to take up...
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