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Shambles at Stormont shows world how not to handle a pandemic

Mark Bain


There may now be vaccines to finally get Covid-19 under control, but the Executive's inability to unite in face of global health crisis is proof we will never find a cure for dysfunction at heart of our politics, writes Mark Bain

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UUP Health Minister Robin Swann

UUP Health Minister Robin Swann

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First Minister: Arlene Foster

First Minister: Arlene Foster

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We have been around the board in the game of Covid since February. And here we are back at square one.

From Boxing Day another six-week period of lockdown kicks in, a price we will pay for having a more relaxed Christmas.

Of course, navigating a way through what has been the most unpredictable year any of us can remember isn't a game. But could it have been played any better?


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