Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland Policing Board gets new format

Policing board members entering offices
The newly constituted board will meet under its new chairman Brian Rea in its offices at Clarendon Dock, Belfast

The format of Policing Board meetings is due to change later with sessions becoming more streamlined.

Each meeting will have a specific theme with the first meeting being domestic abuse.

The public will now be able to question PSNI Chief Constable Matt Baggott directly on the relevant topic for the first time.

The newly constituted board will meet under its new chairman Brian Rea in its offices at Clarendon Dock, Belfast.