Talkback is debating the ‘talks’. If the texters, twitterers and callers are anything to go by, the vast majority of people here want the devolution process completed.
The DUP and Sinn Fein appear on course to produce a discriminatory outcome. Instead of rerunning D’Hondt, both parties appear determined to award the 11th executive seat to a party with no mandate to hold it. This is a dangerous precedent and will do nothing to strengthen community confidence in power – sharing or the executive.
It will leave nationalist voters and there representatives underrepresented and discriminated against on the alter of political expediency.