Parades Commission should not be bargined for

It seems that Reg Empey’s declared focus on parade issues is being fought on a broader front than we are used to seeing from his party. A promising start for joined up leadership? East Belfast UUP MLA Michael Copeland has said that the future of the Parades Commission should not be used as a bargining chip in future negotiations.

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