Ignoring the political reality

With the failure of the polit-bureau to agree, the Northern Ireland Education Minister Sinn Féin’s Caitríona Ruane’s privatisation of the post-primary transfer system had raised questions about the political damage done to her, and her party. In the NI Assembly today, egged on by some of her party colleagues, the NI Education Minister was answering questions revealing the extent to which she is ignoring the political reality.