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unstar this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-09-13more like thismore than 2016-09-13
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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, in the light of the commitments in the Belfast Agreement 1998, what representations they have received from the Irish government about the continuing status of Northern Ireland as part of the UK. more like this
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Lord Kilclooney 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 2016-09-21more like thismore than 2016-09-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government has regular discussions with the Irish Government on a range of issues in accordance with the well-established three stranded approach laid out in the Belfast Agreement. As one of the negotiators of that Agreement, the Noble Lord is aware that Northern Ireland’s constitutional position is based on the principle of consent, which is fully supported by both the United Kingdom and Irish Governments.</p><p>The Belfast Agreement stated that “the present wish of a majority of the people of Northern Ireland, freely exercised and legitimate, is to maintain the Union and, accordingly, that Northern Ireland’s status as part of the United Kingdom reflects and relies upon that wish”. The Government has no reason to believe that there has been any change in this position.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop remove filter
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less than 2016-09-21T14:48:36.737Zmore like thismore than 2016-09-21T14:48:36.737Z
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unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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star this property label Biography information for Lord Kilclooney more like this