Stormont in crisis as Sinn Fein withdraw support for welfare reform

first_imgBoth the British and Irish Governments have expressed concern over the latest crisis in the Northern Ireland Assembly, after Sinn Féin suddenly withdrew its support for welfare reform.Moving to block the bill, Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuinness accused the DUP of reneging on commitments.DUP leader Peter Robinson said that was “dishonourable and ham-fisted”, saying that the DUP would implement every word and number that had been agreed.A spokesman for British Prime Minister David Cameron said he found the development “deeply concerning”.Foreign affairs minister Charlie Flanagan called on the Northern parties, to work together to find a solution to the current difficulties on welfare…………….Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/cflanstormont.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Pinterest Homepage BannerNews GAA decision not sitting well with Donegal – Mick McGrath Facebook Google+ Pinterest LUH system challenged by however, work to reduce risk to patients ongoing – Dr Hamilton WhatsApp WhatsApp Twitter Twittercenter_img Stormont in crisis as Sinn Fein withdraw support for welfare reform By News Highland – March 10, 2015 Previous articleIndia too strong for Ireland in HamiltonNext articleFamily concern as PSNI reopen investigation into 1974 army killing of Tyrone man News Highland Facebook Google+ RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Almost 10,000 appointments cancelled in Saolta Hospital Group this week Nine Til Noon Show – Listen back to Wednesday’s Programme Calls for maternity restrictions to be lifted at LUH Guidelines for reopening of hospitality sector published last_img

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