Victims campaigner loses legal challenge over border poll

Raymond McCord claimed the current criteria for calling a referendum on Irish unity is too vague

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord displays Irish passport together with his British passport last year. File photograph: Gerry Moriarty

Victims campaigner Raymond McCord displays Irish passport together with his British passport last year. File photograph: Gerry Moriarty

A victims campaigner has lost his legal battle to have the British government compelled to put in place a policy for holding a Border poll in Northern Ireland.

Lawyers for Raymond McCord claimed the current criteria for calling a referendum on Irish unity is too vague.

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