Northern Ireland Assembly Members Bill [ Lords]

Part of Consolidated Fund (Appropriation) Bill – in the House of Commons at 2:54 pm on 11th March 2010.

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Photo of Bill Cash Bill Cash Conservative, Stone 2:54 pm, 11th March 2010

No, it is to do with the constitutional arrangements in the context of devolution. As was pointed out by my hon. Friend Sir Patrick Cormack, for as long as there is one United Kingdom and one sovereign Parliament with jurisdiction over the other UK countries, the issue of the dual mandate-even in the context of increased devolution-will continue to be an issue of constitutional importance and significance.