Newton Emerson: Stormont powers and further rows
‘If there were fewer powers and fewer people wielding them, would there be less arguing?’
Brexit has raised new questions and the collapse of Stormont means no answers. Photograph: Getty Images
Stormont officials have admitted the deadline to devolve corporation tax “may slip”.
Transfer of the power from London was due in 12 months, after more than a decade of lobbying and planning. But Brexit has raised new questions and the collapse of the Executive means no answers, stretching delay towards inevitable second thoughts.