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Northern Ireland Government

Northern Ireland Office written question – answered on 4th May 2020.

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Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether the Government plans to seek legislative consent from the Northern Ireland Assembly on legislative proposals relating to legacy investigations.

Photo of Louise Haigh Louise Haigh Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, whether the Government would proceed with legislative proposals on legacy investigations without legislative consent from the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Photo of Robin Walker Robin Walker The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Scotland, The Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office

The Government intends to request legislative consent for legislative proposals relating to legacy investigations in accordance with Standing Order 42A of the Northern Ireland Assembly and in line with the Sewel Convention.

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