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Oral Answers to Questions — Enterprise, Trade and Investment

2:00 pm Tuesday, 10 November 2015

Northern Ireland Assembly debate

Leslie Cree : 3. Mr Cree asked the Minister of Enterprise, Trade and Investment what engagement he has had with the Chinese Government in his capacity as Minister. (AQO 9043/11-16)

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The current Northern Ireland Assembly was established in 1998 as part of the Belfast Agreement. It was suspended on the 14th of October 2002, and remained suspended until 8th May 2007.

Between 8 May 2006 and 22 November 2006 the Assembly established under the Northern Ireland Act 2006, and between November 2006 and January 2007 the Transitional Assembly created by the Northern Ireland (St Andrews Agreement) Act 2006, met in order to prepare for the restoration of devolved government.