DUP motion on Parades Commission decision carried

MLAs have backed a DUP motion attacking the Parades Commission's decision to place restrictions on an Orange Order parade by the narrowest of margins.

The parade, in north Belfast, was followed by serious rioting. The motion was passed by one vote. A Sinn Féin amendment supporting the decision and calling for talks between parade organisers and nationalist residents was defeated by three votes.

A short time later, Loyalist campaigner Willie Frazer was arrested in east Belfast for allegedly breaching bail conditions.

BBC NI Political Editor Mark Devenport reports.

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