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exclusive Majority in NI opposed to Troubles amnesty plan, poll reveals

Survey was carried out after UK Government moved to ban prosecution of veterans and ex-paramilitaries

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Credit: Yui Mok/PA

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Credit: Yui Mok/PA

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UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson. Credit: Yui Mok/PA

An overwhelming majority of people in Northern Ireland oppose the British government’s proposed Troubles amnesty, but nationalists are much more likely to do so than unionists.

Seven in 10 people say they disagree with Downing Street’s plan to ban the prosecution of both military veterans and former paramilitaries, and to end legacy inquests and civil actions.


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