The jawdropping sequence of events surrounding Iris Robinson soliciting £50,000 from two millionaire property developers (the late Fred Fraser and Ken Campbell) has opened a Pandora’s Box of corruption which goes right to the heart of the political establishment.
Iris Robinson’s refusal to declare any interest when present at the Castlereagh Council meeting which awarded the tenancy to establish a café at council-owned property to Kirk McCambley, whom Robinson was having an affair with, threatens to bring down the Robinson dynasty.
Killing of police officer attempt to stir up sectarian division
The Socialist Party has today condemned the killing of a 25 year old police officer in Omagh.
Paddy Meehan, originally from the Omagh area and Socialist Party candidate for South Belfast stated
“Dissident republicans have nothing to offer working people. This killing is designed to enflame sectarian conflict. It is also an attempt to deflect attention away from the need to unite working class communities against the cuts agenda of the sectarian parties.