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Ireland Bill

Volume 464: debated on Tuesday 3 May 1949

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"to recognise and declare the constitutional position as to the part of Ireland heretofore known as Eire, and to make provision as to the name by which it may be known and the manner in which the law is to apply in relation to it; to declare and affirm the constitutional position and the territorial integrity of Northern Ireland and to amend, as respects the Parliament of the United Kingdom, the law relating to the qualifications of electors in constituencies in Northern, Ireland; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid," presented by the Prime Minister, supported by Mr. Herbert Morrison, Mr. Ede, Mr. P. Noel-Baker and The Attorney-General; read the First time; to be read a Second time upon Thursday, and to be printed. [Bill 119.]