Northern Ireland Assembly

Part of Northern Ireland – in the House of Commons on 27th October 2021.

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Photo of Liz Twist Liz Twist Opposition Whip (Commons)

Threats to collapse the Assembly hang over Northern Ireland and the Secretary of State is sleepwalking towards a political crisis. Key safeguards have still not reached the statute book 22 months on. Northern Ireland simply cannot afford this, so will the Secretary of State fast track the legislation through the House of Lords and commit to passing it in the coming weeks so there is at least a caretaker Executive in place?