Andrew Johnson

Andrew Johnson is the pen name of a Northern Irish writer based in Belfast.

 

    Stormont’s House of Cards On the Edge of Collapse

    by Andrew Johnson

    image: Pacemaker Press

    The 2 March election for the Northern Ireland Assembly is, barring a huge upset, likely to see a rough continuity in the strength of the political forces. The real question is whether the DUP and Sinn Féin – who will almost certainly retain their dominance on both sides of the sectarian divide – will be able to revive their joint government, or whether a period of instability and direct rule from Westminster will follow.

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