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Volume 21: debated on Monday 29 March 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether, in his meetings with party representatives concerned with his initiative on devolution, he made clear to each delegation (a) the requirement for a 70 per cent. majority embodying cross-community support for any devolution of powers to a Northern Ireland elected Assembly and (b the method of involvement of Northern Ireland parties in the proposed Assembly as a cross-border body of elected representatives; and by what means.