Northern Ireland Grand Committee

– in the House of Commons at 3:31 pm on 30th January 2001.

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Motion made, and Question put forthwith, pursuant to Standing Order No. 114 (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (legislative proposals and other matters relating exclusively to Northern Ireland)) and Standing Order No. 116 (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)),

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 Committee may be moved by a Minister of the Crown pursuant to Standing Order No. 116(5) (Northern Ireland Grand Committee (sittings)).—[Mr. Pope.]

Question agreed to.