Labour and Conservatives debate at Stormont

Hotel that is. Andy McGivern and an unnamed Tory spokesman are to discuss the need for parties from Britain to organise and stand for elections in Northern Ireland. Similar moves appear to be taking place across the border, with Irish Labour and Fianna Fail opening up for membership at least in Northern Ireland.

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