Police quota system may be first victim of hiatus

The Belfast Telegraph warns that the 50/50 recruitment rule will be impossible to hold if Sinn Fein approval of the PSNI doesn’t come soon:

“The 50-50 rule, adopted as the only means of speedily correcting the imbalance in the PSNI, is proving to be a new obstacle to recruitment problems. When 26 Catholics qualified for civilian jobs, against 260 others, only 52 could be employed.”

More detail in the Guardian.