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James Brokenshire

James Brokenshire

TO NO ONE’S surprise the DUP and Sinn Féin sailed through northern secretary James Brokenshire’s sixth “deadline” last Monday night. Many people thought Brokenshire’s predecessor Theresa Villiers – sacked after the 2015 British general election – was the most clueless bloodless and ineffectual northern secretary since Merlyn Rees in 1974. Now Brokenshire’s performance makes her... Read more »

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