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Fionnan Sheahan: With all his problems, why is Shatter now tackling privacy issue?

Published 19/09/2012 | 17:00

BETWEEN gangland hits, shows of strength by dissident republicans, DIY crystal meth labs and worrying deaths from drug-taking, you'd expect the Minister for Justice would have plenty to occupy his mind.

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Instead, Alan Shatter is pre-occupied with the publication of photos of a member of the royal family.

Ill-judged as it was to publish the images of Kate Middleton, it hardly merits the minister entering the fray, like a latter-day knight on a white horse.

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