Kevin McGinty, a senior lawyer, who played a key role in the controversial On the Run scheme, said letters that were mistakenly issued can be withdrawn.
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On the Run letters 'damaged justice system', committee told

The controversial On the Runs scheme in Northern Ireland was "not corrupt" but "damaging to the criminal justice system", according to a key advisor to the attorney general.

Kevin McGinty was giving evidence to the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee about letters issued to republican paramilitary suspects.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

  • 30 Apr 2014