“a large proportion of the general public in Northern Ireland do not feel engaged with the current system of governance.”

BBC NI political editor, Mark Devenport, had wondered just how bad the news from the Assembly’s Public Attitude Survey [pdf file] was that they chose to bury it ahead of the coverage of the Chancellor’s Spending Review. Well now we know… From the report’s “Key findings and implications” [pdf file]  (Added emphasis throughout) It is clear from the survey findings that a large proportion of the general public in Northern Ireland do not feel engaged with the current system of governance. Only a …

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