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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 remove filter
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 remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
star 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 more like this
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
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less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.287Zmore 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
967517
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-04more like thismore than 2018-09-04
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Brexit: Northern Ireland 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 what steps they are taking to ensure that any Brexit agreement will be acceptable to the population of Northern Ireland and to ensure that the Good Friday agreement will be maintained. more like this
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Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
star this property uin HL10004 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>The UK Government is determined to deliver the best deal for the whole of our United Kingdom, including Northern Ireland. We have placed the upholding of the Belfast Agreement at the heart of our approach to the negotiations with the EU, and this is reflected in the December Joint Report text. Our White Paper proposes a comprehensive future partnership which would meet our commitments, including the avoidance of a hard border between Northern Ireland and Ireland and would maintain the constitutional and economic integrity of the UK.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T10:52:09.39Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T10:52:09.39Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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3691
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Roberts of Llandudno more like this
968789
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Health Services: Northern Ireland 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 what plans they have temporarily to return health powers from the Northern Ireland Assembly to Westminster to avoid any winter health crisis. more like this
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Lord Empey more like this
star this property uin HL10073 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-17more like thismore than 2018-09-17
star this property answer text <p>The Government has no plans to temporarily return health powers to Westminster. As the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland stated in Parliament on 6 September, the Government intend to bring forward legislation to support Northern Ireland Departments to continue making decisions in the absence of Ministers where it is in the public interest to do so.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-09-17T14:48:06.553Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-17T14:48:06.553Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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4216
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Empey more like this
968806
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-05more like thismore than 2018-09-05
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Abortion: Northern Ireland 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, further to the answer by Lord Duncan of Springbank on 18 July (HL Deb, Col 1259), when they intend to provide a written reply about abortion and abortion services in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Morrow more like this
star this property uin HL10090 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-14more like thismore than 2018-09-14
star this property answer text <p>I have recently written to the Noble Lord on these matters.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-09-14T10:52:19.853Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-14T10:52:19.853Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
3795
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Morrow 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 remove filter
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 remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
star 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 more like this
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
star this property tabling member
2479
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Laird more like this
386902
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2015-07-01more like thismore than 2015-07-01
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Welfare State: Northern Ireland 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, in the light of there being no agreement to recent proposals on welfare reform in Northern Ireland, what alternative measures are being considered to implement welfare reform in Northern Ireland. more like this
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Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
star this property uin HL1011 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2015-07-08more like thismore than 2015-07-08
star this property answer text <p>The full implementation of the Stormont House Agreement offers the best way to resolve the current welfare reform impasse and build a brighter, more secure future for Northern Ireland. The Government will do what is necessary to implement our obligations under the Agreement and expects the Northern Ireland Executive parties to do the same.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
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less than 2015-07-08T12:07:41.397Zmore like thismore than 2015-07-08T12:07:41.397Z
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4534
star this property label Biography information for Lord Dunlop more like this
star this property tabling member
4352
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hay of Ballyore more like this
533053
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2016-07-05more like thismore than 2016-07-05
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Muslim Brotherhood Review 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, will be involved in any way in the arrangements for withdrawal from the EU, and if so, how. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL1016 more like this
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star this property date of answer less than 2016-07-21more like thismore than 2016-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The people of the United Kingdom have voted to leave the European Union and their will must be respected and delivered. The interests of all parts of our United Kingdom must be protected and advanced. As we prepare for a new negotiation with the European Union, we will fully involve the Scottish, Welsh and Northern Ireland governments.</p><p> </p><p>The Government remains fully committed to the Belfast Agreement, its fundamental principles, and its successors and to the institutions they establish.</p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Dunlop more like this
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less than 2016-07-21T14:08:13.303Zmore like thismore than 2016-07-21T14:08:13.303Z
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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
518808
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 remove filter
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: Aviation 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 (1) people temporarily residing in Northern Ireland, and if so for how long such people have to live there for parity of esteem to apply; and (2) people who live outside Northern Ireland but work in the province. more like this
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Lord Laird more like this
star this property uin HL102 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
star 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
HL103 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
star this property question first answered
less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.437Zmore like thismore than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.437Z
star this property answering member
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
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 remove filter
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 remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2016-05-26more like thismore than 2016-05-26
star 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 more like this
HL129 more like this
HL131 more like this
HL99 more like this
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less than 2016-05-26T12:22:50.517Zmore 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
973424
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2018-09-13more like thismore than 2018-09-13
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Northern Ireland Office remove filter
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 Belfast Harbour: Security 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 what assessment they have made of the security arrangements in place in the Port of Belfast. more like this
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Lord Browne of Belmont more like this
star this property uin HL10350 more like this
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unstar this property is ministerial correction false remove filter
star this property date of answer less than 2018-09-21more like thismore than 2018-09-21
star this property answer text <p>Security at the Port of Belfast is a devolved matter in Northern Ireland. Security arrangements at the Port of Belfast are the responsibility of the Belfast Harbour Police, managed by Belfast Harbour Commissioners, who are appointed by Northern Ireland’s Department for Infrastructure.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
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less than 2018-09-21T11:56:01.11Zmore like thismore than 2018-09-21T11:56:01.11Z
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4686
star this property label Biography information for Lord Duncan of Springbank more like this
star this property tabling member
3801
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Browne of Belmont more like this