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Budget 2016-17

Part of Executive Committee Business – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 6:15 pm on 19th January 2016.

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Photo of Patsy McGlone Patsy McGlone Social Democratic and Labour Party 6:15 pm, 19th January 2016

I thank the Member for giving way, and I appreciate the point that he is making — as ever, very openly. That is one thing. However, will the Member accept that to condemn the Tories for awful and catastrophic welfare reform and then to hand the power right back to those Tories over welfare reform really goes from the sublime to the utterly ridiculous?