Former MP for Mid-Ulster
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Why is it possible for certain prisoners who have been convicted in Northern Ireland to be allowed to serve their sentences in British prisons at their request, while the Minister has consistently refused to allow prisoners who are currently undergoing grossly inhuman treatment in British prisons to be transferred at their request to prisons in Northern Ireland?
Since when the original elections took place to the Northern Ireland Assembly, it was neither clear what powers it had nor whether an Executive would be formed or a Council of Ireland would emerge, will the right hon. Gentleman, having completed his package, and the parties to it being unanimously in agreement, be prepared to put the new coalition to a General Election in Northern Ireland?
I am listening to and following the hon. and gallant Gentleman's argument very carefully. Does he accept from people who share my politics that, while we accept that people who follow his persuasion are not being pushed through the open door, the door behind them is rapidly and firmly being closed? The British Government are not only doing that and denying the loyalist population the...
Former MP for Mid-Ulster
Entered the House of Commons on 17 April 1969 — unknown
Left the House of Commons on 8 February 1974 — General election
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