Belfast Telegraph

Friday 9 October 2015

Villiers attack misses target

Published 31/10/2013

Theresa Villiers stumbled in the Commons last week by accusing Vernon Coaker, until recently her Labour shadow, of being "barely seen in Northern Ireland during what was a very difficult parading season". His replacement Ivan Lewis hit back, to loud hear hears from local MPs. "There are very few politicians who, when they leave a job, receive such widespread acclaim," he said. Sammy Wilson also spoke up for Vernon's "enthusiasm, zeal, passion and a concern for people".


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