After yesterday’s discussion on the Politics Show the
leaked proposals from the Consultative Group on the Past featured on Stormont Live today – the ‘bad bank’ option for the “toxic debt” of those poisonous foundations. Below the fold the UUP’s Tom Elliot and the Alliance Party’s David Ford discuss the proposals. You’ll also find below the fold Northern Ireland junior Minister, Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly, emphasising the importance of truth recovery [Half-truth? Or less than half-truth? – Ed]. But even he couldn’t keep a straight face when attempting to correct Jim Fitzpatrick’s suggestion that we have FOUR Victims Commissioners only because the DUP and Sinn Féin couldn’t agree on ONE. Naturally, justice is conspicuous by it’s absence.. And not because it’s invisible.
Northern Ireland junior Minister, Sinn Féin’s Gerry Kelly, on the need for an emphasis on truth recovery..
The UUP’s Tom Elliot and the Alliance Party’s David Ford discuss the Consultative Group on the Past’s