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In addition to Ulster Unionist Party concerns about the ESA Bill troubles on the education front abound.

The Democratic Unionist Party, the DUP seem to have reversed a position cited in the Times Educational Supplement recently on academic selection at 14.

According to a press release from Traditional Unionist Voice’s Jim Allister MEP the DUP provided a position paper to Sinn Fein on the subject of transfer at 14.

Mervyn Storey, Education Spokesman, recently told the Belfast Telegraph that the St. Andrew’s Agreement meant academic selection at 11

The BBC have picked up the story. No doubt more to follow.