Assembly Standing Orders

Part of the debate – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:15 pm on 9th March 1999.

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Photo of Peter Robinson Peter Robinson DUP 2:15 pm, 9th March 1999

The Member for West Tyrone is speaking against the agreement that he heralds as the best thing that we have had since tatie bread. The agreement, as Mr Ervine pointed out earlier on, clearly requires scrutiny of every function of the Government, so he is not only attempting, rather lamely, to prop up the First and Deputy First Ministers, but, in doing so, he is railing against the agreement that he supports.