The choreography becomes clearer. Peter Hain reckons that power over policing will have the capacity to be devolved by September. This, he points out, should give Sinn Fein the time to ‘jump’, and allow the rest of the return to executive government follow.
Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty