Northern Ireland Office
Earlier this evening Mr Brokenshire commented:
It is hugely disturbing that the families should feel they had no option but to leave their homes. No-one should be forced out of their property because of threats and intimidation.
This sort of situation is utterly repugnant and has rightly been condemned across the community. It underlines the importance of work by Government departments, law enforcement agencies, community and voluntary sector partners to tackle intimidation in communities.