View From Stormont

View From Stormont- Episode 121

With Stormont now back in business after three years in the political wilderness, the first programme of 2020 hears from the five parties, leaders in health and business and expert commentators on the many challenges facing the new Assembly.

View From Stormont- Episode 120

With ten days to go until the General Election, we examine the constituency of North Down which is expected to produce one of the most unpredictable results of the contest. Deborah McAleese speaks to the four candidates who are battling it out to succeed Lady Sylvia Hermon. Plus, DUP Leader Arlene Foster is in the hot seat answering questions on Boris Johnson's Brexit deal and how to revive devolution.

View From Stormont - Episode 119

With just over two weeks to go, the battle within nationalism for the Foyle Westminster seat is on a knife edge. Mark McFadden takes a look at the constituency profile. In the latest of our interviews with the five main parties Sinn Féin's Vice President Michelle O'Neill faces the questions. Plus Ken Reid digests the political headlines.

View From Stormont-Episode 118

This programme focuses on one of the most high profile contests of the election where the DUP's Nigel Dodds is facing tough competition to retain his North Belfast seat. Representatives of the five smaller parties set out their stalls ahead of the Christmas ballot. Plus, Colum Eastwood is in the hot seat in the latest of our interviews with the main party leaders.

View From Stormont- Episode 117

This week we're examining the battle for the Westminster seat in South Belfast. In what is being viewed as a major push to try and oust the sitting MP we speak to the candidates in the running as well as members of the business community. Plus, in the second of our interviews with party leaders, the Ulster Unionist party's Steve Aiken talks Brexit and being on the election campaign trail.

View From Stormont- Episode 116

As the battle lines are drawn ahead of the Westminster election, we speak to senior representatives of the five main parties about Brexit and electoral pacts. In the first of our interviews with party leaders, Naomi Long tells us why she's running as a candidate again in East Belfast. Plus, there's analysis of the London headlines from Kevin Maguire and Andrew Pierce.

View From Stormont- Episode 115

As Boris Johnson loses a House of Commons vote to hold a General Election on December 12th, we have the latest analysis from Westminster and reaction from DUP MP Emma-Little Pengelly and Sinn Féin MP Elisha McCallion. The next leader of the UUP tells us why he's standing by his decision to rule out an electoral pact with the DUP. Plus, a special report examines how the Brexit deal is being viewed within the unionist and loyalist community. Fresh from her party conference, there's an in-depth interview with the DUP leader Arlene Foster.

View From Stormont- Episode 114

After the first sitting of the Stormont Assembly in over two and a half years ended in acrimony, this week's programme hears from senior figures of the five main parties. As some MLA's used the meeting to try and stop changes to abortion laws here, we speak to two women who've had terminations. Plus, we've the latest from London on the Brexit stalemate.