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St Andrews Agreement

Volume 713: debated on Monday 26 October 2009

Questions

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what were the limited number of outstanding issues which remained to be resolved, referred to in paragraph 2 of the St Andrews agreement of 2006. [HL5589]

As stated at paragraph 2 of the St Andrews agreement, the issues which required resolution at St Andrews included support for and the devolution of policing and criminal justice, changes to the operation of the Good Friday agreement institutions and certain other matters raised by the parties or flowing from the preparation for government committee. These included issues relating to human rights, equality and victims and the financial package for the newly restored executive.

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To ask Her Majesty's Government what was agreed as part of the St Andrews agreement of 2006 about the creation of a motorway between the border and Londonderry; and what part the Government of Ireland will play in that arrangement. [HL5647]