“We expect the police to take responsibility for parades”

With the Strategic Review of Parading Report stranded in the limbo of a dysfunctional semi-detached polit-bureau, on yesterday’s Politics Show Yvette Shapiro sketched out the state of play on parades in the current political environment. Of particular interest, in light of Sinn Féin’s warning of their withdrawal from stewarding protests, may be the role of former Sinn Féin adviser Breandan MacCionnaith of the Garvaghy Road Residents Coalition – now spokesman for and, according to the report, general secretary of dissenting republican group éirígí. Below the fold, a less than illuminating studio discussion with SF’s Martin McGuinness and the DUP’s Simon Hamilton. Adds A previous post on identity.

A less than illuminating studio discussion with SF’s Martin McGuinness and the DUP’s Simon Hamilton.