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‘Wait and see’ on drink fines

Local residents are taking a ‘wait and see’ approach to the news that Justice Minister David Ford is introducing an on-the-spot fine for being drunk in public. Two levels of penalties will be given from 6 June that could cost drinkers considerably more than a taxi and a kebab on their way home.

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Mum content with Ford meeting

A bereaved mother who told the justice minister of her heartbreak over the sentence handed down to her daughter’s killer said he was “almost in tears of sympathy” after meeting her.

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