Budget splits show Mad Hatter’s tea party at Stormont will continue

Comment on the Northern Ireland Budget depressingly illustrates the gap between the politics and what matters far more, the policy. Political chatter flows easily from the keyboard, policy analysis is something else and is presumed to bore readers and the TV and radio audience. I don’t know what it does for you but concentrating so much on the Assembly politics of it all  fails to impress. Who seriously believes that many votes in May will be won or lost on the basis …

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