Mr James Kilfedder

Former MP for North Down

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11th May to 2nd June 2020

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2nd to 9th June 2020

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10th June 2020 onwards

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Recent appearances

  • Oral Answers to Questions — Northern Ireland: Peace Process 16 Mar 1995

    Is it not sickening that the head of Sinn Fein, the political wing of the IRA, should describe himself as a "man of peace", unless of course he is referring to the fact that his terrorist organisation has been responsible for sending countless men, women and children to the peace of the grave? Despite the ballyhoo in Washington, may I urge all constitutional politicians in Northern Ireland in...
  • Northern Ireland (Framework Documents) 22 Feb 1995

    May I preface my question to the Prime Minister by stating my passionate dedication to reconciliation between the two sections of our community in Northern Ireland and between Northern Ireland and the Irish Republic? But the Prime Minister will understand—the Leader of the Opposition referred to this—that many have died over 26 years of terrorism in Northern Ireland. My mind goes out to...
  • Oral Answers to Questions — Prime Minister: Engagements 21 Feb 1995

    Is it not manifestly unfair and totally undemocratic that I was not consulted, briefed or spoken to at any stage during the drawing up of the draft document? Does not the Prime Minister feel that, in view of the involvement through Dublin of the Social Democratic and Labour party in the drafting of the document and in view of the fact that Her Majesty's Government, through their...

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Former MP for North Down

Entered the House of Commons on 15 October 1964 — General election

Left the House of Commons on 20 March 1995 — Died

Also represented Belfast West

Previous MPs in this constituency

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