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NI Troubles amnesty plan could be fast-tracked through Westminster

Intensive lobbying of MPs set to get under way after MLAs reject Government’s ‘appalling’ legacy plans

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Julie Hambleton joins a delegation of families bereaved during the Northern Ireland Troubles, including in the Birmingham pub bombs, to unsuccesfully attempt to hand in a letter to No 10 Downing Street

Julie Hambleton joins a delegation of families bereaved during the Northern Ireland Troubles, including in the Birmingham pub bombs, to unsuccesfully attempt to hand in a letter to No 10 Downing Street

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Michelle O'Neill joins the Time for Truth protest at Stormont

Michelle O'Neill joins the Time for Truth protest at Stormont

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood, Raymond McCord, shadow Northern Ireland secretary Louise Haigh, Julie Hambleton, Joe Campbell Jnr and Billy McManus, join a delegation of families bereaved during the Northern Ireland Troubles

SDLP leader Colum Eastwood, Raymond McCord, shadow Northern Ireland secretary Louise Haigh, Julie Hambleton, Joe Campbell Jnr and Billy McManus, join a delegation of families bereaved during the Northern Ireland Troubles

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Grainne Teggart of Amnesty International

Grainne Teggart of Amnesty International

UUP MLA Alan Chambers

UUP MLA Alan Chambers

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Julie Hambleton joins a delegation of families bereaved during the Northern Ireland Troubles, including in the Birmingham pub bombs, to unsuccesfully attempt to hand in a letter to No 10 Downing Street

An intensive campaign to lobby MPs to oppose the Government’s proposed Troubles amnesty is set to begin after MLAs unanimously voted against the plan.

A Westminster source is predicting the Government may try to fast-track legislation in the early autumn.


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