Not quite any means necessary then?

According to a BBC report [not yet online] the Secretary of State for Wales, etc, Peter Hain has stated to the transitional assembly’s sub-group on policing and justice that the idea that he could impose a justice minister [and those devolved powers? – Ed] on an Assembly against the wishes of that Assembly was “a constitutional nonsense”.. a point which you may, or may not, recall being mentioned previously.. Although that does leave the question of why he sought to give the impression that he would.. Updated here