Cross-community Vote

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — The Executive Office – in the Northern Ireland Assembly at 2:30 pm on 16th November 2020.

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Photo of Arlene Foster Arlene Foster DUP 2:30 pm, 16th November 2020

Not that I am aware of. The only suggestion that I recall was from one of the smaller parties to reduce the threshold for such protections from three Ministers to two. We all know that there are those who want to apportion blame on the use of vetoes and all the rest of it. The truth is that we should never have got to that point, and I hope that, in our discussions in the coming days, which, again, will be difficult and controversial, we can get to a position without the need to invoke any of that.