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The Alliance Party of Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland's cross-community party – Together, we're stronger



Respect for the rule of law, and efficient and effective policing and justice systems are central to a healthy, vibrant and shared civic society. Our policing and justice systems must be impartial, reduce crime and the fear of crime, provide justice without delay, be sensitive and responsive to the needs of victims and witnesses; and reduce levels of re-offending.

Upon his election as Justice Minister David Ford set out ambitious plans to reshape Northern Ireland's justice system to build a safer Northern Ireland, with lower levels of crime; safer, shared communities; ad justice for all.

Among the many achievements in government since 2010, Alliance has:

Alliance will continue to build on this record of achievement through: