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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-11-28more like thismore than 2017-11-28
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Northern Ireland Office more like this
star this property answering dept id 21 more like this
star this property answering dept short name Northern Ireland more like this
unstar this property answering dept sort name Northern Ireland more like this
star this property hansard heading Sovereignty: Northern Ireland remove filter
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to call a border poll in Northern Ireland; and if so, when. more like this
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Lord Patten more like this
star this property uin HL3670 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-12-11more like thismore than 2017-12-11
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government remains fully committed to the Belfast Agreement. This includes the obligation for the Secretary of State to call a border poll if he believes there is majority support for a united Ireland. It is, however, the Secretary of State’s view that a majority of the people of Northern Ireland continue to support the current political settlement, including Northern Ireland’s position within the United Kingdom. As set out in the Government’s Northern Ireland manifesto at the General Election the circumstances set out in the 1998 Agreement that require a border poll on Irish unification are therefore not satisfied.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank remove filter
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less than 2017-12-11T13:04:04.757Zmore like thismore than 2017-12-11T13:04:04.757Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Patten more like this