Minister welcomes Twaddell dispute resolution

Date published: 24 September 2016

Justice minister Claire Sugden has welcomed the resolution to the Twaddell Avenue parades protest.

The minister said: “I want to pay tribute to the facilitators and all those involved for their tireless efforts to achieve this important agreement to resolve the Twaddell parades dispute and thank them for all their work on making this agreement possible. I look forward to seeing this new agreement implemented and an end to the protest.

“I also wish to take this opportunity to thank the Chief Constable and his officers who were at the frontline policing this situation over the course of the last three years, for their impartial and impeccable support to protect the entire community at the Twaddell interface.”

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