Northern Ireland: Historical Institutional Abuse Inquiry - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:06 am on 13th June 2019.

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Photo of Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Lord Foulkes of Cumnock Labour 11:06 am, 13th June 2019

Is the Minister telling us that the only reason we are not able to consider this is because of a delay in drafting the legislation? The Minister knows that I have a great respect for him. Could he not go back to the officials to say that this House, indeed the whole Parliament, is ready to consider this legislation and put a rocket under them so that it comes here as quickly as possible?