Committee has “no confidence” in Environment Minister

The Northern Ireland Assembly Environment Committee has passed a motion of no confidence in the Environment Minister, the DUP’s Sammy Wilson, by 6 votes to 4. The Alliance Party’s David Ford abstained. But given the polit-bureau’s stranglehold on votes in the NI Assembly perhaps of slightly more significance is the last line in the BBC report – “The committee agreed to write to the Office of First and Deputy First Minister to seek clarification on the Executive’s climate change policy.” That would be the policy Sammy Wilson, apparently, opposes..

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