Clause 1

Part of Justice and Security (Northern Ireland) Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 5:00 pm on 16th January 2007.

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Photo of Mark Durkan Mark Durkan Leader of the Social Democratic & Labour Party 5:00 pm, 16th January 2007

I thank the Minister for taking this intervention. Perhaps he did so because I tried to be helpful earlier.

The measures apply to people who are, or who may have been, members of proscribed organisations. Given the Government’s repeated statements of satisfaction, and the glowing tributes they have paid to the position and stated future intentions of the IRA and the Provisional IRA, have any assurances been given that they do not envisage the measures being used against anyone who was a member of the Provisional IRA?