Republic of Ireland (Talks)

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 9 May 1985.

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Photo of Stuart Bell Stuart Bell , Middlesbrough 12:00, 9 May 1985

Will the Secretary of State accept that it cannot and should not be beyond the wit of Her Majesty's Government to reach agreement at this historic time, following the report of the New Ireland Forum, to resolve with the Irish Republic the manifold problems that have separated us in the past? Will he give us an assurance that any discussions he is having with his counterparts in the Government of the Irish Republic are not being placed on the back burner and will be pressed vigorously and resolutely to an agreement?