Is it time to extend Northern Ireland's Easter pub opening times? #BBCNolan

Apr 10, 2014, 09:30 AM

Social Development Minister Nelson McCausland has been criticised by publicans for not introducing extended Easter opening hours, almost two years after a public consultation. Restrictions on selling alcohol are currently in place from the Thursday before Easter until Easter Sunday. With alcohol only being served on Good Friday between 5 and 10pm. So should opening hours over Easter be extended? Enda talks to Colin Neil chief executive of Pubs of Ulster and David Smith from the Evangelical Alliance