And at the heel of the hunt we are suffering from crisis fatigue…

Nice piece of sampling from Malachi on a Belfast street. I’d say it added up to a quiet approval of the Policing and Justice deal, a degree of ignorance of what it was all about, and probably most worrying from a professional politicians point of view, a strong feeling of general disengagement from the whole show up at Stormont…

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