“constrained by outdated political dogma…”

Facinating development in the battle within the NI Executive. In today’s Sunday Life the Health Minister, the UUP’s Michael McGimpsey, continues his unusual campaign for public support in opposition to the Executive’s Draft Budget, while the Finance Minister contradicted that argument in front of the Assembly’s Health Committee. Meanwhile the chair of that committee, and the DUP’s spokeswoman on health [not to mention wife of the Finance Minister – Ed], Iris Robinson, penned a scathing attack on the Health Minister in the Belfast Telegraph during the week.. well, it is a very unusual Executive..