NIO strategy [for loyalists] unravelling?

The BBC reports that “Presbyterian minister Reverend Mervyn Gibson has been ousted as chairman of the Loyalist Commission”, and suggests a link to a NIO initiative “which would include the loyal orders and nationalist residents groups” – [Nothing to do with this strategy then? -Ed]. But the last public mention of Mervyn Gibson, now formerly chairman of the Loyalist Commission, was when the DUP acknowledged holding meetings with him, meetings that they had decided to continue.


  • joinedupthinking

    This is a strange one right enough.
    Talk behind the scenes in the media for the past couple of months has been all about the long time UDA “brigadeer” who is about to be outed as an informer.
    But no one seems to have seen this one coming.