The DUP has been lobbying to have the make up of any new Policing Board reflect it’s own political priorities. But one Stormont source has told the PA that any shift in balance will not come from the party taking the two seats currently assigned but not taken by Sinn Fein. These will most likely remain with nationalists whilst Sinn Fein keeps to it’s opt out.
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