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Clause 2 - Membership of the Commission

Part of Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 10:15 am on 25th March 2004.

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Photo of Desmond Swayne Desmond Swayne Conservative, New Forest West 10:15 am, 25th March 2004

I find that reasoning somewhat bizarre. To be genuinely reflective of the community, according to the minutiae that the hon. Gentleman defines in his amendment, the key question is how many male Catholics are disabled. Multiplying each minority by each minority will give us a genuinely reflective view in the way that he wants, but I do not believe that those statistics exist or that the quest is worth pursuing.