Sectarianism debate

Hot off the press. In a frantic session this afternoon, the relatively mild mannered Patrick Roache was expelled from the Chamber for the rest of the sitting. One Alliance Party representative said, “it has been very heated and Mr Paisley is having a field day”.

It appears he accused Gerry Kelly of being a murderer and had to leave the chamber when he refused to rescind it. Otherwise it seems to have been a relatively sedate affair, with Ian Paisley and David Ervine vying for the top Unionist definition of what constitutes sectarianism in the NI context.

Update: Fuller report here.

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