Sinn Fein showed us they were ‘above the law whilst we abided by the law’ at Bobby Storey funeral

First Minister Arlene Foster in a message on social media has revealed her disgust at Sinn Fein’s disregard for Covid-19 regulations after their attendance at the funeral of Bobby Storey in June 2020.

Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:16 pm
Updated Thursday, 1st April 2021, 3:18 pm

In the video message she says: “The limits on wakes and funerals which the Northern Ireland executive introduced last year to protect people from Covid-19 were amongst the most difficult restrictions we put in place.

“We asked people to forego the support of their friends and families at this most difficult time.

“The majority of people in NI complied with those restrictions and regulations despite the fact they were so very, very difficult.

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“Sinn Fein’s leadership however acted in a way that was a premeditated insult to all of those people who had to comply with the regulations.

“They made a difference between us and them. They pointed that they were above the law whilst the rest of us abided by the law.

“Unfortunately the police action and indeed the action of the PPS, or rather inaction, has helped them to cause real damage to the political process, to policing and to the rule of law.

“Today the assembly will stand up for those people who abided by the law, who acted for the common good and who wanted to do the right thing.”

First Minister Arlene Foster