Deadlock will close Stormont…

There’s been a lot speculation about what the consequences of the so-far-mythical Plan B, much of it in nationalist quarters centring on the possibility of joint authority as punishment for the majority Unionist parties for ‘defaulting’ on the Belfast Agreement. But Henry McDonald believes closure of Stormont is a more realistic outcome, as a two way punishment for not finding a new interpretation of the old deal.

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