Northern Ireland-style parades commission on cards in wake of Orange Order marches

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Scottish ministers are considering setting up a parades commission, similar to that in Northern Ireland, after dozens of Orange Order marches caused disruption in Glasgow.

Allegations of anti-Catholic bigotry were made after processions at the weekend, which led to the arrest of 14 people.

The new commission would be modelled on the Northern Irish example, where a panel appointed by the government adjudicates on contentious marches but is not recognised by the Orange Order.