Mark Devenport (@markdevenport )

Mark Devenport

Bio Im Mark Devenport, BBC Northern Irelands political editor, and Ill be tweeting here on all things politics.
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Twitter for iPad : Quarantine? Black Lives Matter rallies? Face Coverings on Public Transport? What will be on the agenda for Inside Politics Q&A’s virtual visit to West Belfast on Monday? It’s up to you to submit your questions via or tweet using our #bbcip hashtag

Twitter for iPad : Bombardier Aviation says it will reduce its global workforce by approximately 2,500 employees. The majority of these reductions will impact manufacturing operations in Canada. No word on Northern Ireland at this time.

Twitter for iPad : Scotland-Northern Ireland bridge: No feasibility study commissioned…

iPhone : They're not mandatory yet in Northern Ireland - but yesterday the Chief Scientific Adviser Prof Ian Young said he wants to see many more people wearing them in NI when they're in shops etc. Will Stormont move in this direction now too?…

iPhone : The childcare announcement from the executive appears to mean they they are expanding the criteria of who is deemed a key worker in order to avail of childcare - ministers saying as more sectors reopen for business on Monday they need to “regularise” key worker lists

Twitter Web App : People who are shielding being allowed to leave their homes from Monday will give them a chance “to reconnect with others” but Michelle O’Neill asks them to keep themselves safe, as they are still v vulnerable to the effects of CV

Twitter Web App : Northern Ireland's victims' commissioner says "an act of political will" is needed to overcome delays to the implementation of the Troubles pension

Twitter Web App : FM says there’s a “palpable sense of relief” that NI is slowly emerging from lockdown but warns we mustn’t lose our “sense of perspective”. She says she understands why people protested yesterday about death of George Floyd but people should find “safer ways” to protest