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Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Languages: Northern Ireland (17 Feb 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what assessment they have made of whether, under the Belfast Agreement 1998, which underlined equality and parity of esteem for Irish and Ulster Scots languages, both languages are treated in an equal way, and of the causes of any inequalities that that assessment has identified.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: British Irish Intergovernmental Conference (9 Feb 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 1 July 2015 (HL811), on what dates the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference has discussed human rights; what specific topics were discussed; who attended those meetings; and what actions were taken as a result.

Written Answers — Ministry of Justice: David Kelly Death Inquiry (4 Feb 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government how much was paid for the inquiry into the death of Dr David Kelly in 2003 to (1) the government legal team and (2) the chairman.

Written Answers — HM Treasury: Public Sector Debt (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what debt, if any, they have that dates from before 1 January 1901; and what are the arrangements for payment of that debt.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether in considering policy, they regard equality and parity of esteem to be the same, and if not, why not.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether parity of esteem, as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998, is applicable in the outworking of the law, and if so, how.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether parity of esteem is applicable to terrorists who operated in Northern Ireland and resided in the Republic of Ireland.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they consider parity of esteem, as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998, to have been a success, and if so, on what basis.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what redress is available to those who do not feel that they have obtained parity of esteem as promised in the Belfast Agreement 1998.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what consultation they have had with community groups, organisations, and individuals to assess whether the policy of parity of esteem set out in the Belfast Agreement 1998 is working effectively, and what action they have taken as a result.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Republic of Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they will list all the occasions they discussed parity of esteem, as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998, with the government of Ireland; who attended; on what date; what was discussed; and what action, if any, was taken.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Republic of Ireland (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, in the context of parity of esteem as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998, what discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland regarding its policy of only recruiting Irish speakers for official posts.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Belfast Agreement (27 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what procedures they apply to ensuring that all parties to the Belfast Agreement 1998 honour the terms of that agreement, and what action they can take if they assess that other parties to that agreement are not complying with it.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (26 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland concerning the human rights section of the Belfast Agreement 1998, in which that government affirmed "the right to freely choose one's place of residence", in the light of the fact that it is currently against the law to sell a property to someone who cannot speak Irish in parts of...

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights: Republic of Ireland (26 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government what discussions they have had with the government of the Republic of Ireland concerning equal opportunities for employment in the Republic of Ireland as outlined in the Belfast Agreement 1998, which affirmed "the right to equal opportunity in all social and economic activities regardless of class, creed, disability, gender or ethnicity", in the light of the...

Written Answers — Department for Business, Innovation and Skills: Universities: Finance (25 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government who supervises and audits public funding of universities in the UK.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Human Rights (22 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government on what dates since the Belfast Agreement in 1998 they have discussed with the government of the Republic of Ireland (1) human rights in the UK, and (2) human rights in the Republic of Ireland; who took part in those discussions; what were the issues discussed; and what were the various outcomes.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (22 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 27 November 2015 (HL3723) concerning parity of esteem in Northern Ireland, whether they believe in parity of esteem for all the people "in" Northern Ireland, or only those "of" Northern Ireland.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (22 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answer by Lord Dunlop on 27 November 2015 (HL3723), whether parity of esteem is their policy for all citizens of the UK, and if not, why not.

Written Answers — Northern Ireland Office: Equality: Northern Ireland (22 Jan 2016)

Lord Laird: To ask Her Majesty’s Government, further to the Written Answers by Lord Dunlop on 27 November (HL3723), 8 December (HL4130) and 23 December 2015 (HL4429), why they have not answered specifically about how parity of esteem applies to security personnel, as requested.


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