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Northern Ireland: Bill of Rights

Volume 699: debated on Wednesday 12 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

With which Northern Ireland Members of the Legislative Assembly, Members of Parliament and Peers the chairman of the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum has had meetings since his appointment. [HL2186]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 3 March (Official Report, col. WA 156.)

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the average number of days per week that the chairman of the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum spent in Northern Ireland between his appointment and the end of 2007. [HL2187]

The Northern Ireland Office does not keep a record of Mr Sidoti’s movements. The noble Lord may wish to write to the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

Whether the chairmanship of the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum is a full-time position. [HL2188]

Chris Sidoti, the chair of the Bill of Rights Forum, has worked on a part-time basis since his appointment on 15 March 2007.

The Bill of Rights Forum is due to report to the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission on 31 March 2008, by which time we estimate that Chris Sidoti will have worked 70 days.

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What is the annual salary of the chairman of the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum. [HL2189]

I refer the noble Lord to the Written Answer given on 3 March (Official Report, col. WA 157).

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What payment the members of the Northern Ireland Bill of Rights Forum receive. [HL2221]