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Clause 2 - Membership of the Commission

Part of Justice (Northern Ireland) Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:15 am on 25th March 2004.

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Photo of John Spellar John Spellar The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office 11:15 am, 25th March 2004

I say to the hon. Gentleman that that would be the case were we saying that there should be a representative quota. That is precisely why—unlike the review—we use the term ''reflective'' rather than ''representative''.