Gerry Adams to address British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly

Sinn Fein leader Gerry Adams becomes the first Sinn Fein leader to address the Assembly in Swansea on Tuesday morning. He is expected to make a rational case for Irish unity and seek to accommodate unionist fears and hopes. Watch this space. What do you think Gerry should say?

Gary Kent is a graduate of international relations. After spells in management in British Rail and the Co-Op he began work in parliament in 1987 where he was active for two decades on Anglo-Irish peace activity against terrorism and now as secretary of the all-party parliamentary group on the Kurdistan Region in Iraq, which he has visited 27 times since 2006. He used to be a columnist for Fortnight Magazine and writes a regular column for the Kurdish Rudaw outlet and many other publications.