Baroness May Blood MBE has called for speedy release of the money pledged to integrated and shared education in the Stormont House Agreement.
Baroness Blood was speaking at a dinner at the House of Lords for supporters of the Integrated Education Fund. She told guests that the political stalemate at Stormont should not be allowed to stand in the way of an important development for the young people of Northern Ireland:
“I was greatly encouraged that all political parties as well as the two governments were supportive of this essential part of the Agreement. Unfortunately, as we know, political events leave implementation of that Agreement in the balance. However, this is an opportunity we cannot afford to miss and we cannot afford to give up hope. We must do all we can to ensure this commitment to integrated education is taken forward and fast. (more…)Read More