Eastwood: “We wanted to put together a PfG with things that we could all be held accountable for…”

When all else is said and done, this is the most significant of the SDLP’s given reasons for withdrawing from the Executive:

“We wanted to put together a Programme for Government with actions, implementations and things that we could all be held accountable for. The DUP and Sinn Fein did not want to do that, so we were not prepared to sign up.” [Emphasis added]

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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