Northern Ireland flag protests cost '£3m a week'


The cost of policing the union flags protests across Northern Ireland has risen to more than £15m.

Senior officers told the Policing Board that the amount is more than twice what was spent on the entire marching season last year.

It has also been revealed that the PSNI has sent hundreds of hours of video footage to the Metropolitan Police in London to help identify those involved in riots and illegal parades.

BBC Newsline's home affairs correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.