Cameron: Public inquiry into Finucane may have been less effective

David Cameron said he respects the Finucane family's view that the de Silva review was not the right response. But he said he disagreed with them, and said a public inquiry might not have uncovered so much information about the killing.

Par Finucane being interviewed in 1988
Par Finucane being interviewed in 1988 Credit: ITN

The Prime Minister said he hoped today's report would contribute to moving the Northern Ireland peace process forward.

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State role in Finucane murder

British government agents played "key roles" in the 1989 murder of Belfast lawyer Pat Finucane, a report has found. There had been long-running allegations of state collusion in his death.