“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.

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  • fin

    another opportunity for the anti-devolution politicans to step forward and explain their roadmap for P&J, are they happy with the cuts, do they have any control over the cuts, can they explain why they believe the PSNI is better funded by direct administration. Why have the DUP and UUP not been commenting on this in the media,

  • barnshee

    “can they explain why they believe the PSNI is better funded by direct administration. ”

    Everything is funded by direct administration. The money comes from London the charade at Stormo get to dole (lit) it out.

    Its slowly running out -but don`t worry we have a body of highly qualified and experienced finance, economic and managerial MLA`s at the helm.
    We can rest easy– no water charges, lower rates and fully funded services.

    Its going to make the feeding of the 5000 and the water into wine look small beer (pardon)