The Belfast Telegraph report:

Nearly 3,000 attempts were made to access pornographic websites from computers at Stormont in the last six months, it can be revealed. 

Around 16 visits a day were recorded to pages with “adult content” via the internal system which is used by MLAs and their staff.

The Assembly said all the requests were blocked, and no inappropriate material was actually viewed.

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