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Ending Suspension

Part of Orders of the Day — Northern Ireland Bill – in the House of Commons at 10:06 pm on 8th February 2000.

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Photo of David Winnick David Winnick Labour, Walsall North 10:06 pm, 8th February 2000

Most of us were against the IRA campaign of terror, as we were against the so-called loyalists on the other side during those long 30 years. We made our position clear. Will my hon. Friend take into account the article in The Irish Times today—which I have already quoted in an intervention—by my friend the hon. Member for Foyle (Mr. Hume), who pleaded with the IRA for some form of decommissioning? We should bear it in mind that it was he who set the peace process in motion in the first place.