Sinn Féin reluctant to play policing card early

Mark Devenport believes that one of the key objections Sinn Fein has to asking people directly to use the PSNI is it is: “intent on retaining policing as an important card in renewed negotiations leading to a comprehensive deal”.

Mick is founding editor of Slugger. He has written papers on the impacts of the Internet on politics and the wider media and is a regular guest and speaking events across Ireland, the UK and Europe. Twitter: @MickFealty