The announcement of the new Chief Commissioner of the Equality Commission for Northern Ireland has been
welcomed criticised by both the DUP and the UUP. The new Chief Commissioner, Bob Collins [a former director general of RTE], who joins the other commissioners, has responded – “Do not make any assumptions about me on the basis of where I come from.”.. Bob, the problem isn’t where you come from.. it’s where they come from that’s the problem. Here endeth the lesson. Update Mick has more responses and comments here
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