Skip to main content

Decommissioning Weapons

Volume 491: debated on Wednesday 22 April 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what recent progress has been made in respect of decommissioning weapons held by Loyalist paramilitary groups; and if he will make a statement. (269414)

The Independent International commission on decommissioning has confirmed that they are making meaningful progress and will report again in August. Parliament has made it clear that Loyalist paramilitary organisations have this one last opportunity to decommission their weapons.