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Republic of Ireland: Human Rights

Volume 699: debated on Wednesday 12 March 2008

asked Her Majesty's Government:

What representations they have made to the Government of the Republic of Ireland to ensure the establishment of human rights measures to a level at least equivalent to that in Northern Ireland. [HL2222]

There is no formal mechanism in the Good Friday Agreement for monitoring the progress of each Government other than the British-Irish Intergovernmental Conference. Human Rights issues have been discussed within this forum, both at ministerial and official level.