British PM orders OTR letters review following collapse of John Downey trial

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British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced a judge-led review of letters and pardons sent to IRA suspects.
It follows the collapse of the trial of Johh Downey who was accused of the Hyde Park bombings in 1982.
The trial collapsed after it emerged that Mr Downey, from Creeslough, had been given a secret letter telling him he wouldn’t be prosecuted.
The North’s First Minister Peter Robinson has been threatening to resign after claiming he was kept in the dark over the deal.
David Cameron says the report will be completed by the end of May:


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