British government must not be given a veto over NI legacy investigations – PFC

ann cadwallader

The Pat Finucane Centre and Justice for the Forgotten have issued a joint statement expressing deep disappointment at the failure of the Stormont talks to reach agreement today on legacy issues and truth recovery.

The sticking point is the British Government's insistence that it must be able to redact or censor reports from the proposed Historical Investigations Unit on “national security” grounds.

Pat Finucane Centre spokesperson Ann Cadwallader says this must not be allowed happen, saying it would be a massive step backwards.............