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Brokenshire bottled it, say angry Alliance

Alliance has gone on a social media offensive against the Secretary of State after he said he wouldn't publish the names of those who donated to political parties in Northern Ireland from 2014 until now.

Alliance leader Naomi Long had been responsible for securing the commitment when she was an MP. She said NI Secretary James Brokenshire had “bottled” his responsibility.

“Shame on you,” she added.

East Antrim MLA Stewart Dickson described it as “total abject toadying to the DUP” and his proposal for transparency was “weak and pathetic”. He said Mr Brokenshire had “failed miserably to deliver”.

Deputy leader Stephen Farry tweeted his opinion of the Tory MP: “Driftless. Lack of leadership. Missed Opportunity.

“No strategy...”

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