According to the opening paragraph of this BBC report, Prime Minister Tony Blair will tomorrow detail the role for MI5 in (Northern) Ireland.. In the meantime, there are a couple of meetings to watch. In the transitional assembly, the Secretary of State for Wales, etc, Peter Hain, having juggled his diary, will meet the sub-group on policing and justice when we’ll find out if he’ll claim he, or his successor, would attempt to force the devolving of policing and justice without cross-community support in an Assembly.. and Sinn Féin are to decide whether to hold another Ard Chomhairle meeting to decide whether to hold an Ard Fheis on policing.. Adds More on the MI5 statement here and here Update Another meeting about a meeting, Sinn Féin’s Ard Chomhairle to meet on Saturday
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