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Independent Commission on Information Retrieval

Question for Northern Ireland Office

UIN 105438, tabled on 19 October 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, with reference to the Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland establishing the Independent Commission on Information Retrieval, how many discussions he had with his Irish counterpart on addressing Northern Ireland legacy issues, on the information retrieval provisions contained in that statement.

Answered on

26 October 2020

Ministers and officials regularly meet with counterparts in the Irish Government to discuss a range of issues, including legacy. The Secretary of State for Northern Ireland and officials from the Northern Ireland Office last met with the Irish Government’s Minister for Foreign Affairs and his officials on 8 October 2020.