Sinn Fein accuses Tories of attacking children and families from deprived communities with austerity cuts

Sinn Fein MLA Alex Maskey has accused the Tories of attacking children and families from deprived communities with austerity cuts, after a proposed £3m cut to school uniform grants in Northern Ireland. “Since the Tories came into power, we have … Continue reading Sinn Fein accuses Tories of attacking children and families from deprived communities with austerity cuts

Tory-DUP deal has “emboldened” DUP, now stubbornly refusing to budge on central issues

Sinn Fein have called on the Prime Minister and the Irish Taoiseach to intervene in the talks between Northern Irish parties, which missed their deadline to resolve the power-sharing issues yesterday. They have claimed the DUP, “emboldened” by their deal … Continue reading Tory-DUP deal has “emboldened” DUP, now stubbornly refusing to budge on central issues

Gerry Adams repeats warning that DUP deal threatens peace agreement in Northern Ireland

Although he visited Theresa May in Downing Street prior to the deal being finalised to warn her that a deal with the DUP would be breaching the Good Friday agreement, she pushed forward with the deal and it was officially … Continue reading Gerry Adams repeats warning that DUP deal threatens peace agreement in Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland parties raise concerns about DUP-Tory talks undermining Stormont negotiations

Many have spoken out about the threat to peace in Northern Ireland over the potential deal between the Conservatives and the DUP, including former Conservative leader John Major, and Northern Irish parties have again raised their concerns about the talks, … Continue reading Northern Ireland parties raise concerns about DUP-Tory talks undermining Stormont negotiations