Unionist leaders in Northern Ireland have written to Taoiseach Brian Cowen to formally object to the ESB's planned takeover of Northern Ireland Electricity.
RT News: Unionists object to planned NIE takeover
Why is this? Why are senior unionist politicians including FM Peter Robinson objecting to inward foreign investment in NI?
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On what basis does he make such a ludicrous claim?They also said there would have been 'political outcry' had the Northern Ireland Executive or the UK government sought to acquire the Irish electricity grid.