Relatives for Justice claim British acting to hide loyalist collusion

Details were leaked last week of a plan by Boris Johnson’s administration to scrap a commitment to set up a (€173 million) historical investigations unit

Aiden Corkery

Political Correspondent @aiden_corkery
9th May, 2021
Relatives for Justice claim British acting to hide loyalist collusion
A picture taken from The Ballymurphy Precedent, a documentary about the murder by the British Army of 11 citizens in Belfast in 1971

The British government is abandoning the Stormont House Agreement because it does not want collusion with paramilitaries during the Troubles fully scrutinised, a leading victims group has claimed.

Plans leaked to the British press last week indicated that Boris Johnson’s administration is planning to scrap a commitment to set up a £150 million (€173 million) historical investigations unit that would have carried out in-depth investigations into unsolved killings.

The reports suggested that it...

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