Give us the ******* money Gordon or the peace process gets it?

The SDLP’s John Dallat is claiming that the UDA “have moved up from extorting sweetie shops and building sites to sticking up the Treasury.” Although he admits the lack of morality in the process is nothing new “Unfortunately, it fits neatly into the Northern Ireland Office approach of buying off sectional interests one by one with shady side deals sweetened by taxpayers` money.” In response to the attack Hain has given the ambiguous answer that “We are not talking about particular sums of money at the moment”.