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Protest and riot policing costs PSNI over £3m a month

More than £28m has been spent policing contentious parades and protests in Northern Ireland since December.

The bill includes £300,000 a week to police a loyalist protest in north Belfast every night since an Orange Order parade was stopped on 12 July.

BBC Northern Ireland's home affairs correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 04 Sep 2013