violence does not pay..

According to Peter Hain, that is.. After months, and months, and months, of dithering, Secretary of State Peter Hain has formally [eventually? – Ed] accepted that the UVF ceasefire is non-existent, a move he described last week as a quick procedural fix.. of course, it would be more than procedural if it was followed up by arrests and charges against members of said specified organisations.. but that would require Peter Hain et al to be on the side of law and order.. ANYway.. he has a dinner to attend.. In the meantime his “door is open to loyalist representatives to find out what their agenda is”.. sheesh. Update Sort of.. Here’s Peter Hain’s statement