It looks like there could be an interesting turn in the road ahead. Liam Clarke reports that, the plan “would give the local parties six weeks to form an administration or risk losing their salaries and allowances. If full executive power sharing was not agreed, the parties could opt for a voluntary coalition, or a legislative assembly in which executive functions are taken by British ministers or appointed officials”.
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