Northern Ireland: Political Developments

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 12:43 pm on 28th March 2017.

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Photo of Robert Jenrick Robert Jenrick Conservative, Newark 12:43 pm, 28th March 2017

Does my right hon. Friend agree that the lasting image of the funeral of Martin McGuinness was that of Arlene Foster in a Roman Catholic church, with a coffin draped in the flag of the Republic, paying tribute to the body of the leader of the IRA who had attempted to kill her father? Will my right hon. Friend urge all parties in Northern Ireland to show similar acts of bravery—personal bravery—to restart the peace process?