DUP yes, what about Sinn Fein?

Well, how do you read this one? The DUP’s Executive has backed their leader’s efforts to seek a deal. Next stage entails Paisley meeting with General de Chastellaine to examine the practicality of the government proposals on decommissioning. However Gerry Adams’ claims there is not enough of a deal for him to go to the IRA with.

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