…this cannot become some squalid Orange versus Green argument.

The DUP Education spokesperson, Mervyn Storey, writing in the Belfast Telegraph outlines a means of overcoming the present impasse on education. It proposes a three year interim period while the new means of transfer are agreed. He also makes explicit mention of the Dickson plan:

We support acceptable solutions such as the Dickson Plan. This period could be used to examine the feasibility and resource implications of extending more widely other existing practice.