Never mind that Commissioner.. here’s another one..

Without a hint of irony, Northern Ireland’s First and deputy First Ministers, accompanied by their juniors, have announced their intention to create the post of a new Northern Ireland Commissioner.. for “Older People”. The official statement notes that the roles and responsibilities of the Commissioner have yet to be decided. Lovely.. Now, any chance that the Victims’ Commissioner will actually be appointed before this one? According to one report on that delayed appointment, “An OFMDFM spokesman said: “We are in the middle of an appointments process and will not be commenting further.” [In the middle of an appointments process? – Ed]

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