Well it looks like Sinn Fein have accepted the legitimacy of the PSNI, as Mitchell McLoughlin announces that his party will take their places on the policing board. However, Gearóid Ó Cairealláin hints in the Andersonstown News that this doesn’t mean an end to the evolution of the Service.
It remains to be seen what effect this will have on Unionists already on the board; some of whom have stated in the past that they will walk out when Sinn Fein come in.
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