Can the Stormont show be kept on the road?

Budget welfare cuts from Westminster are threatening to tip the Northern executive into chaos.

31st May, 2015
Can the Stormont show be kept on the road?
Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers is reluctantly considering taking welfare powers back to WestminsterPress Eye

For once, Northern Ireland is not Britain’s biggest constitutional crisis. But it’s the most urgent and, despite his shuttle diplomacy across Europe and tactical manoeuvring in Scotland, David Cameron is going to have to take an interest.

And for once, this latest crisis at Stormont isn’t about the old Troubles-related reliables, but about a looming collapse of government caused by a failure to agree cuts to welfare payments and the need...

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