8 May 2003 Edition

Mala Poist

8 May 2003

Dublin on its knees

After Bobby Sands was elected as MP for Fermanagh/South Tyrone in 1981, Maggie Thatcher's Tory government, not liking the result, decreed that prisoners could no longer stand for election.

Last week, Tony Blair's New Labour government give us the latest instalment of Britain's á là carte approach to democracy by cancelling the Assembly Elections so as to prop up... Free article

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