View From Stormont

View From Stormont- Episode 95

As parliament remains paralysed over Brexit, Marc Mallett and Ken Reid bring us the latest from Westminster on what the Prime Minister might do to break the deadlock. Our team of analysts share their thoughts on the looming crisis. In a special report on legacy, Brian Rowan hears from former soldiers who speak of betrayal and label investigations into the past as a witch-hunt. Plus, fresh from his party's annual conference we talk to the TUV Leader Jim Allister.

View From Stormont - Episode 94

This special edition of the programme comes from Derry and Westminster on the day it was announced that one soldier will face two murder charges and four attempted murder charges for his alleged actions on Bloody Sunday. We get reaction from victims' families and political representatives. Plus Marc Mallett digests the drama at Westminster after the Commons voted for an extension to delay Brexit.

View From Stormont - Episode 93

As Theresa May made a dash for last-minute Brexit talks, our team digests the PM's statement on the negotiations and her assertion that she has secured legally-binding changes to the backstop on the eve of a crucial vote in the House of Commons. Plus ahead of Thursday's PPS announcement on Bloody Sunday we talk to Kate Nash and Conservative MP Bob Stewart.

View From Stormont- Episode 92

This week we examine the shock decision by former SDLP leader Mark Durkan to stand as a Fine Gael candidate in the upcoming European elections with our Political Editor and team of expert commentators. Amid speculation that the DUP and hard line Brexiteers might soften their stance on the backstop, Tracey Magee brings us the latest from Westminster. Following the announcement that funding is being made available for outstanding legacy inquest cases we are joined by the Victims' Commissioner Judith Thompson, former Vice Chair of the Policing Board Denis Bradley and Professor Louise Mallinder from Queen's University.

View From Stormont- Episode 91

This week we've interviews with Mairead McGuinness, Vice-President of the European Parliament, DUP MEP Diane Dodds and Chair of the Westminster Brexit Committee Hilary Benn following the announcement that Labour could back a second EU referendum. A special report examines the use of anti-terror powers at ports and concerns about what impact Brexit might have on journeys in the Common Travel Area. With Sinn Féin and the SDLP at loggerheads over a border poll we speak to Colum Eastwood and Martina Anderson.

View From Stormont- Episode 90

Has politics failed policing on the question of legacy? This week's show has an exclusive interview with the Chief Constable almost twenty years after the Patten Report. Ahead of a summer of change at the very top George Hamilton, the Policing Board Chair and the Police Ombudsman share their thoughts on the outstanding challenges facing policing here. Plus, a Leave voting Co. Down businessman tells the programme that the UK would be better staying in the EU rather than crashing out without a deal.

View From Stormont- Episode 89

This edition of the programme examines the latest twists and turns in the Brexit process with just over six weeks to go until the UK is due to leave the EU. We hear from the DUP's Westminster leader Nigel Dodds and Sinn Fein MLA Máirtín Ó Muilleoir. Plus, a year on from the collapse of the draft deal to restore power-sharing our team of commentators assess how much love there is for a return to Stormont.

View From Stormont- Episode 88

This week's show hears from both the Shadow Brexit Secretary and the Irish Minister for European Affairs ahead of another Commons vote on Brexit. We've political reaction from the DUP MP Gregory Campbell, SDLP Leader Colum Eastwood and Alliance MLA Stewart Dickson amid the impasse over the backstop. Plus there's commentary and expert analysis of the week's headlines.