Today a good example of 'Calling for Persons and Papers' in Select Committees came up.
Social media bosses were quizzed in the Commons Home Affairs Committee over their perceived inaction in preventing hate speech online. Facebook, Twitter and Google were questioned by the MP's regarding their policies.
Read more about this in the full BBC article below
So all the dust is settling on the Northern Ireland Assembly election 2017 and there are so many changes you poor Politics students MUST grasp. It has been a momentous year in Politics which is exciting but also takes you to be on the ball and following things!
Here is the KEY POINTS that I think can be picked up from this ASSEMBLY ELECTION 2017:
One area that is the most searched in the website is policy differences between Sinn Fein and the DUP. Just in case, this is a slight overview in case it helps :-) Unfortunately, as is the case with most manifestos from NI parties they spout generic phrases and promises about the real issues of health and education but in reality these are the key issues that divide them .. and sadly on what people vote them in on..
PARTY WEBSITES for more detailed manifesto links
NI ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2017 - HOW WE ENDED UP HERE:
Mr John Wishart -