Sinn Fein’s John O’Dowd has rounded on the SDLP for having “have increasingly drifted from a nationalist agenda” because it has similar positions to the DUP on a number of national and local political issues. Meanwhile the Preparation for Government committee has been on a three day week, yesterday it looked at policing with the timing of policing power devolution and the degree and form of republican commitment the two thorny issues.
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