Various letters

The letters pages in any paper often throw up insights that are not picked up by journalists. There’s an interesting reaction to Steven King’s piece in yesterday’s Belfast Telegraph from Christopher Lyttle:

“Surely unionists have learnt from the past. The problem with the Sunningdale Agreement was that unionism destroyed it and then had no alternative in place. This is a mirror image of today with the DUP shouting from the rooftops about the “Dublin Agreement” but they have not told the people details of any alternative.”

There’s also a call from a community worker in Short Strand for the police to take action.

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