Brown to contact NI parties later today

At PMQs, Gordon Brown said in answer to the ritual question to list his engagements said that he “would be in contact with the NI parties later today”. What does this mean? Wake up MSM!

Former BBC journalist and manager in Belfast, Manchester and London, Editor Spolight; Political Editor BBC NI; Current Affairs Commissioning editor BBC Radio 4; Editor Political and Parliamentary Programmes, BBC Westminster; former London Editor Belfast Telegraph. Hon Senior Research Fellow, The Constitution Unit, Univ Coll. London