Policing and Justice: Is there an absence of political will on BOTH sides to make it happen?

Hillary’s speech yesterday was a nice reminder to our politicians as to what was in this deal for them and the people they seek to represent… The democratic deal, as the dFM said in his remarks outside Stormont Castle yesterday depends on delivery, delivery, delivery… The FM, was clear that this is a process, kickstarted at the conclusion of the Executive lost 154 dayswith an end, but no date agreed… But the underlying question of the legitimacy of the current process is the absence of sufficient political will (on BOTH sides) to make it actually happen… Move over at Comment is Free

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty

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