The DUP's David McIlveen said the move was a reaction to the arrest of Gerry Adams
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Police job: Sinn Féin move motivated by Adams arrest

Promotion prospects are limited for any police officer who signs an arrest warrant for a Sinn Féin member, a Policing Board member has claimed.

The DUP's David McIlveen was a member of the interview panel that recommended the appointment of Drew Harris as PSNI deputy chief constable.

Sinn Féin's Caitríona Ruane withdrew from the panel claiming the process may have been compromised.

BBC News NI Home Affairs correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.