Tonight on Hearts and Minds: the Secretary of State Paul Murphy explores the Assembly options open to the Governments in the wake of the Northern bank job. Voluntary coalition….non executive scrutiny powers…. Appointed commissioners and should it happen with or without Sinn Fein? What are the chances of a Unionist pact in key seats to keep nationalists at bay in the Westminster elections?
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty