Duncan Shipley Dalton is not happy with the UUP’s threat to withdraw from the Policing Board:
“Unionists do not have sole political autonomy and our influence is constrained by political reality. If we continue down this self-obsessed path of boycott, resignation and abstentionism then we may simply find that the Policing Board and the rest of the government of Northern Ireland will simply go on without unionist influence. But, it (the government) will most surely go on.”
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