Gerald Howarth
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Conservative MP questions confidence in PSNI

A Conservative MP who represents soldiers who were on duty during Bloody Sunday killings has questioned why they should have confidence in the Police Service of Northern Ireland, given what he described as its "screw up" of the case against the republican John Downey.

Gerald Howarth was speaking during a Commons debate on the implications of the failed prosecution against the Donegal man who had been charged over the IRA's 1982 Hyde Park bombing.

  • 27 Mar 2014