Barra McGrory QC answered questions about the On the Runs scheme at the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee
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On the Run letters: Barra McGrory says letters are 'virtually worthless'

Northern Ireland's chief prosecutor has said letters sent to so-called On the Runs saying they were not wanted by police are "virtually worthless".

Director of Public Prosecutions Barra McGrory QC told a parliamentary inquiry the letters were "not an impediment to prosecution" if new evidence emerges.

BBC News NI Home Affairs Correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

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