Two tests for Tory-UUP relationship…

FRANK Millar wonders whether the upcoming devolution of justice powers to the Assembly will test the new cosiness between the UUP and Conservatives. If the UUP plays stubborn, to create problems for the DUP, how will the Tories react – continue with its bipartisan Westminster policy towards implementing the St Andrews deal agreed by Sinn Fein and the DUP, or side with Empey? And on the other side of the fence, if Cameron proceeds with his trumpeted plans to ban MPs from outside England blocking amendments on laws affecting only England in Westminster, how will the UUP react?