“But the board again were unanimous that at this time..”

In response to the NIO’s request for a £17million cut in police spending the Northern Ireland Policing Board are seeking a meeting with the NI Justice Minister, Paul Goggins, MP. And with the current state of policing in NI in mind, here’s an additional detail of what the NI Policing Board, and the political parties represented on it, have already overseen

On top of the latest money saving request, the police service has already seen its budget cut by £71m (€81m) last year and faces further cuts of £74m (€84m) in the coming two years.