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St Andrews Agreement

Volume 688: debated on Tuesday 23 January 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Further to the Written Answer by Lord Rooker on 9 January (WA 85), what was agreed at St Andrews about 50:50 recruitment to the Police Service of Northern Ireland. [HL1275]

Annexe B of the St Andrews agreement states what was agreed regarding 50:50 recruitment. The temporary 50:50 arrangements for recruitment to the PSNI will lapse when Patten's target for Catholic officers has been achieved.