Government sidetracking Unionists…

The Newsletter editorialises on the appointment of Bob Collins. It notes that both of Unionism’s main parties have questioned the government’s intentions of promoting both Human Rights and Equality agendas in that community.

The latest appointment, coming on top of the elevation last month of Mrs Monica McWilliams as chief commissioner of the Human Rights Commission, appears to have further alienated the majority population from the kernel of equality and human rights and demonstrates that perhaps Government is not really interested in the rights of unionists.

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