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Terrorism not parades real cause of division

Published 13/05/2016

What planet is Fra Hughes on (Write Back, May 10) when he calls for a referendum and ban on all parades to heal divisions and cut costs on policing?

Parades are not the problem here. They are enjoyed by thousands of people and bring millions of pounds annually into the economy.

Fra doesn't mention how much republicans drain our economy through fuel-laundering, smuggling and tax evasion in border areas.

And how much is spent on policing the republican terrorist threat, which is the real cause of division here?

TERRY HAMILTON

Belfast

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