So we have a new Secretary of State

Haven’t so far detected Theresa Villiers the reported new NI secretary showing the slightest interest in Northern Ireland or Irish affairs during her short political career. Quite a high flier aged 42 and a barrister and academic lawyer by background, she was elected to the outer London seat of Chipping Barnet in 2005 after years as a euro-sceptic MEP. Had it not been for the pressure on cabinet places due the coalition, she might have expected appointment as Transport Secretary …

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