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518806
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-18more like thismore than 2016-05-18
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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 Ryan Cornelius more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the concept of parity of esteem in the Belfast Agreement 1998 means that people living in Northern Ireland are subject to more parity of esteem than anywhere else in the UK; and if not, why not. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL100 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL101 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.287Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.287Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
518807
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-18more like thismore than 2016-05-18
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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 Domestic Violence more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the application of parity of esteem applies to those in jail in Northern Ireland but who have a residence elsewhere. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL101 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL100 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
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less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.37Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.37Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
518809
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-18more like thismore than 2016-05-18
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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 Ascension Island: Airports more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the concept of parity of esteem as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998 applies to security service people who have a residence elsewhere but are, or were, resident in Northern Ireland for a period. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL103 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL100 more like this
HL101 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.517Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.517Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property tabling member
2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
519564
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-19more like thismore than 2016-05-19
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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 Taiwan: World Health Organisation more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and others who live for part of the week in Northern Ireland can avail themselves fully of parity of esteem, and if not, what parts of the concept of parity of esteem they are unable to avail themselves of. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL129 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL100 more like this
HL101 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL103 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.587Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.587Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property tabling member
2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
519566
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-19more like thismore than 2016-05-19
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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 North Korea: Cybercrime more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether the concept of parity of esteem as outlined by the Belfast Agreement 1998 applies to those who march on the streets of Northern Ireland in army uniforms but are not members of the army, in the same ways as to members of the recognised security forces. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL131 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL100 more like this
HL101 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL99 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.653Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.653Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property tabling member
2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
518805
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-05-18more like thismore than 2016-05-18
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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 Prime Minister: Ministerial Policy Advisers more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether parity of esteem as established in the Belfast Agreement 1998 applies to people who live in the Republic of Ireland. more like this
star this property tabling member printed
Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL99 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 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
unstar this property answer text <p>This Government understands the concept of parity of esteem, as set out in the 1998 Belfast Agreement, as placing a general obligation on the UK Government to treat people of different traditions in Northern Ireland fairly and with equal respect. In the Agreement it is clearly expressed and defined in relation to people living in Northern Ireland.</p><p>As a general obligation there is no definition of particular circumstances in which it does or does not apply.</p><p> </p><p>As I have set out in previous replies to the Noble Lord, this Government is firm in its commitment to the protection of people against any form of discrimination, and the promotion of opportunity for all, across the whole of our United Kingdom.</p><p> </p><p>In respect of the Noble Lord’s question about those who might march wearing army uniforms but who are not members of an army, the concept of parity of esteem clearly does not absolve people from upholding the law. This Government has made clear many times that we will never accept any form of equivalence between members of the security forces and those who engage in terrorism or other forms of paramilitary activity.</p><p> </p><p><strong> </strong></p>
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property grouped question UIN
HL100 more like this
HL101 more like this
HL102 remove filter
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
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less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.2Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.2Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
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2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this