Mr Hain?.. about the PUP member on the Policing Board..

The initial political focus has, rightly, been on how the attempted murder of Mark Haddock will affect the UUP/PUP Faustian pact – should it be proven to have been carried out, as is most likely, by the UVF. The UUP leader Reg Empey has been defending that pact on BBC Radio Ulster’s Talkback today, where Alex Kane also appeared and interestingly, given his Newsletter article, backed Reg Empey’s stance. But there is, of course, the position of the other high-profile PUP member, and current Chair of that party, Dawn Purvis, to consider.. still an independent member of the Policing Board.. as appointed by the Secretary of State for Wales and Northern Ireland, Peter Hain.. More political responses here Update UTV claims it was UVF members