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)