Gazette & Herald Column: A clear understanding of Brexit deals will be a must

As expected the Government responded to last week’s High Court ruling with a simple and clear Bill that empowers the Prime Minister to trigger Article 50 and we have spent many hours in the Chamber this week debating the short bill and inevitably many of the broader Brexit questions facing us.  

Gazette & Herald Column: Agricultural support will be vital post-Brexit

Having watched the US presidential Inauguration and listened with incredulity to the recitation of “alternative facts” by Team Trump it was a pleasure to return to the less glitzy but slightly more rational halls of Westminster on Monday for a busy multi-faceted week including welcoming local vis

Gazette & Herald: Police probe into Ulster veterans remain a worry

A slight departure from some of my usual interests this week as I attended and spoke in statements and debates relating to the state of flux that has descended on Northern Irish politics with the resignation of Sinn Fein’s Martin McGuiness, Deputy First Minister of the Stormont Assembly.