Northern Ireland Grand Committee

Points of Order – in the House of Commons at 6:39 pm on 25th January 2001.

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Motion made,

That—

  1. 1. The matter of human rights and equality in Northern Ireland, being a matter relating exclusively to Northern Ireland, be referred to the Northern Ireland Grand Committee;
  2. 2. The Committee shall meet at Westminster on Thursday 8th February at 2.30 p.m.; and
  3. 3. At that meeting—
    1. (a) the Committee shall take questions for oral answer; and shall then consider the matter of human rights and equality in Northern Ireland, referred to it under paragraph (1) above;
    2. (b) the Chairman shall interrupt proceedings at 5 p.m.; and
    3. (c) at the conclusion of those proceedings a Motion for the adjournment of the Commitee may be moved by a Minister of the Crown pursuant to Standing Order No. 116(5) (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)).—[Mr. Touhig.]

Hon. Members:

Object.