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Policing Board rejects Ford's changes to chief constable recruitment

6 February 2014 Last updated at 18:38 GMT

The Northern Ireland Policing Board has voted to formally reject David Ford's plans to introduce new rules for the appointment of a new chief constable.

The justice minister sparked a political row when he said he wanted to change the recruitment rules for Northern Ireland's top policing job.

BBC NI home affairs correspondent Vincent Kearney reports.

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