View From Stormont

View From Stormont- Episode 105

This week we speak to the DUP’s Nigel Dodds and John O’Dowd from Sinn Féin about the continuation of the Stormont talks and the chances of securing a deal anytime soon. Also, we’ve the latest on the battle to be the next Conservative party leader followed by expert analysis from Kate Devlin, Allison Morris and Ben Lowry. Plus, there’s a special report on the women from Northern Ireland who are backing the legal challenge to the government’s decision to raise their retirement age.

View From Stormont-Episode 104

We get the view from London as US President Donald Trump meets the Prime Minister during his state visit. Our Political Editor Ken Reid who was at the joint press conference shares his thoughts on Trump's comments. Responding to Deborah McAleese's special report on struggling food banks in Belfast, Professor Eileen Evason and Kevin Higgins from Advice NI warn of the cliff edge facing Northern Ireland when the welfare mitigation package ends next March. Plus, we've an in depth interview with Naomi Long after her stunning European election victory.

View From Stormont- Episode 103

This special edition of the programme captures how the European election count unfolded in Magherafelt. We've in depth interviews with the first all women line up returned to Brussels followed by expert analysis of what was a spectacular result for the Alliance party. James Mates provides the view from Brussels and what the UK results mean for the EU.

View From Stormont- Episode 102

Following a meeting with the Secretary of State, we speak to abuse victims and their legal representatives about further delays to the introduction of compensation payments. Also, more candidates contesting the European Elections tell us why you should vote for them and Deborah McAleese has a special report on how the failure to deal with legacy is affecting the next generation.

View From Stormont- Episode 101

Six candidates battling for your votes in the European Election join us in the studio for the first of our election debates. Plus, Brian Rowan has a special report examining the dissident threat and the viability of a dialogue that could directly challenge the threat they pose following the murder of Lyra McKee.

View From Stormont- Episode 100

As a new talks process got underway at Stormont, this show examines the chances of the political stalemate being broken. We hear from representatives of the five main parties whilst our team of experts share their thoughts on the current political climate. Plus, as Brexit still looms in the background Professor Deirdre Heenan and Aodhán Connolly Director of the Northern Ireland Retail Consortium tell us what they would like to see happening in the weeks ahead.

View From Stormont- Episode 99

Westminster may be enjoying an Easter break but Brexit still dominates the political picture. This week we hear from DUP MP Gregory Campbell and Sinn Féin MLA John O'Dowd who debate what they see as the way forward. Newry farmer and leave voter Keith Murdoch tells us of the impact of the continuing uncertainty on his business. Plus, Deborah McAleese has a special report on why it takes so long for our justice system to deal with cases involving children who are victims of sexual assault.

View From Stormont-Episode 98

Can the Brexit deadlock be broken through cross party talks with Labour ahead of this week's no deal deadline? Marc Mallett and Ken Reid get the view from Westminster as Tracey Magee who's in Brussels looks ahead to another emergency EU summit. And as Theresa May seemingly bypasses the DUP, we assess the party's position in the Brexit process so far.