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Sinn Fein

SINN FEIN will receive duties in the Northern Ireland Assembly, while Families Acting for Innocent Relatives will get pounds 4,000, said Northern Ireland Minister Paul Murphy.

pounds 3.9m in fake legal aid claims

LEGAL AID board investigations uncovered fraudulent and wrongful claims totalling pounds 3.9m since 1994, Geoff Hoon, Minister of State in the Lord Chancellor's Department, said.

Bid to allay Youth Bill fear

THE GOVERNMENT plans a "new safeguard" to ease media concern about exclusion from court proceedings as part of its Youth Justice and Criminal Evidence Bill, said Lord Williams of Mostyn.