“little bit of a game, I think, going on here..”

During the initial studio discussion on Stormont Live today, on questions to the deputy First Minister, BBC NI political editor Mark Devenport thinks he’s spotted the hand of the semi-detached polit-bureau [you should copyright that – Ed] Too late.. And later, there appeared to be more games being played during questions to the Social Development Minister – see below the fold.

The first question to the Social Development Minister came from Sinn Féin MLA, Alex Maskey

1. Mr A Maskey (South Belfast):

To ask the Minister for Social Development what protocols she follows in responding to representations from, or questions raised, by Assembly Members. (AQO 1482/09)