No vote may change the face of unionism

With the promise of further devolved powers for Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales will join in the scramble.

21st September, 2014

Scotland says No! That has a nice ring to it for unionists in Northern Ireland. But what does it mean?

This is the result they wanted. It’s a win for the union by a fairly decent margin. But it was secured with the promise of extra powers for Holyrood that have huge implications for Stormont and may change the very nature of unionism itself.

First Minister Peter Robinson wasted no time last Friday...

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