McConnell speaks to Assembly

As expected, Ian Paisley rejected Sinn Fein’s kind offer of support to become First Minister. So the Assembly heard instead from Scotland’s ‘veteran’ First Minister Jack McConnell on the “benefits of devolution”.

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