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Electoral Administration Act 2006 (Regulation of Loans etc.: Northern Ireland) Order 2008

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 7:24 pm on 12th May 2008.

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Photo of Lord Rooker Lord Rooker Minister of State (Sustainable Farming, Food and Animal Welfare), Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Minister of State (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) (Sustainable Farming, Food and Animal Welfare) 7:24 pm, 12th May 2008

I am more than happy to do that, my Lords. I still cannot get used to the fact that we do not refer to the Republic of Ireland. I stumbled over that part of my brief because I saw "Ireland". Yes, I did mean the special role that Ireland plays in the political life of Northern Ireland.