Andrews cautions Northern Ireland Secretary over direct rule

In this afternoon's Northern Ireland Budget Bill debate, I asked the Northern Ireland Secretary to prioritise public services in the region and exert caution over either direct rule or stop-gap financial planning. Northern Ireland has come a long way since the dreadful years of terror, and it is in its residents' best interests for normality to be restored as soon as possible.

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