Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness has defended his Sinn Fein colleague Conor Murphy saying he does not have "a sectarian bone in his body".
It follows an industrial tribunal ruling that Alan Lennon, a Protestant, was overlooked for the chairmanship of NI Water because of his religion.
The tribunal found that evidence by Mr Murphy, then minister in charge, was "implausible and lacking credibility".
However, Mr Murphy has refuted the findings.
Speaking at the time to Radio Ulster, the former minister said he intended talk to the lawyers who represented the DRD at the tribunal with a view to appealing against the decision. Read more...