SBP editorial: Stormont politicians need to stop arguing and start governing

24th December, 2017

In a little over three weeks’ time it will be exactly a year since Northern Ireland’s power-sharing executive collapsed after the resignation of Martin McGuinness as deputy first minister.

In the 12 months that have passed, not even the death of McGuinness could galvanise his Sinn Féin colleagues and their uneasy bedfellows in the DUP to do a deal. The political dial has shifted dramatically during this extended period of political stasis...

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