Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland Act 1974

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 8:48 pm on 26th June 1985.

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Photo of Ian Paisley Ian Paisley Leader of the Democratic Unionist Party 8:48 pm, 26th June 1985

That is completely contrary to what happens in this House. This House passed legislation, because Bobby Sands was elected, that ensured that never again would it permit that. So the House took a decision on that issue and the Labour party voted for it.