Ms Long said the issue had been raised only casually when her party leadership met DUP leader Peter Robinson recently. “There was no serious discussion about it,” she said. “We said the same thing then that we’re saying today that if there is no serious discussion with us about it then there is no serious answer to be sought from us about it.
“I think that this is merely a way of the executive deflecting attention away from the fact that the responsibilities they currently have, they’re not capable of fulfilling,” Ms Long added.
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