Friday August 7, 2020

Sinn Féin and British in secret devolution talks

Sinn Féin and the British government are engaged in behind-the-scenes discussions that could see the devolution of policing and justice powers to the North within months.

6th August, 2005

The two sides will work towards a deal on policing in the coming weeks, sources said, raising expectations that Sinn Féin would soon advise nationalists to join the Police Service of Northern Ireland and the new policing bodies. “Sinn Féin wants to be involved in policing - we just have to get it right,” said a party source. “There are problems, but we don't think they are insurmountable.” If Sinn Féin were to back new...

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