Assembly on 15th, then what?

Just fourteen days to go before NI MLAs are expected to open with the elaborate ceremony of designation, followed by an inevitable failure to form an executive, then a bunch of time in which to horse trade. The DUP is pushing for more powers according to Liam Clarke.

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