Why are you paying for a millionaire’s junkets..?

THE Irish News reports that the NIO has defended the £77,000 cost of the multi-millionaire Secretary of State’s three business class trips to America in the space of five months – they were needed in order to ensure continued US support for the peace process. Obviously this is taxpayers’ money well spent, given the constant deluge of stories in the media about the US constantly threatening to withdraw its support for the new, stable, US-backed political institutions…