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Tolerance and Inclusivity

Northern Ireland written question – answered on 1st May 2002.

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Photo of Mr Iain Luke Mr Iain Luke Labour, Dundee East

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what progress has been made in meeting his objective of promoting tolerance and inclusivity in Northern Ireland since the Belfast agreement.

Photo of Des Browne Des Browne Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Northern Ireland Office, Parliamentary Secretary (Northern Ireland Office)

The conclusion, and the continuing implementation, of the agreement itself are great achievements for inclusivity, drawing into Government people from across both major traditions. Northern Ireland can be proud of them. But it is the responsibility for all in public life in Northern Ireland to ensure that no part of either community there feels left behind by the process, and that all aspirations are fully respected.

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