Dail discusses Mac Lochlainn’s call for a Cross Border unit to tackle crime

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Sinn Fein's Justice Spokesperson has called on the Minister for Justice to actively seek to introduce a cross border joint task force to address cross border crime.

Speaking in the Dail, Donegal Deputy Padraig MacLouchlainn urged Francis Fitzegerald to adopt that recomendation contained in a report on crime commisioned by British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly.

Responding, Minister Fitzgerald praised the success of cross border co-operation in tackling fuel and tobbaco fraud adding that she is open to further co-operation in addressing cross border crime.

Deputy Mac Lochlainn says however that there needs to be a more dedicated focus on cross border crime..........