“You can see the benefits of European transport policy”

Now I have lost count of the number of times I have got on that train at Holywood, but there is no way that my conversations have ever had that upbeat soundtrack Ian Parsley gets every time he speaks to someone in the Alliance Party’s PEB… Very upbeat and focused on the lack the local action on the economy from the Executive… (not a trick they’ll be able to play when they take up the Justice portfolio)… Interesting bigging up Obama’s Green New Deal… What do you make of it?

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