Last week’s deadline was particularly fruitful for Newton Emerson’s Saturday round up in the Irish News. Not least:
It seems only fitting that Sinn Féin has replied to an agreement nobody agreed to with motion that doesn’t move. The party’s first official response to the St Andrews document declared that it “could represent a way forward” but only if it is “subject to delivery of… a number of core issues which have yet to be resolved”. The St Andrews deadline for a Sinn Féin vote on recognising the PSNI expired yesterday (Friday).