COMMONS

Committee to take evidence from Minister of State

16 March 2012

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee will take evidence from Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Minister of State for Northern Ireland, on the "decade of centenaries".

Wednesday 21 March 2012
2.50pm, Committee Room 5, Palace of Westminster

Witnesses

  • Rt Hon Hugo Swire MP, Minister of State for Northern Ireland
  • Mary Madden, Deputy Director, Constitutional and Political Group, Northern Ireland Office

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee will take evidence on the Government’s plans to mark the “decade of centenaries”: the years 2012-22 will see a series of centenaries, marking 100 years since some of the most important events in the shared history of the UK and Ireland, including the signing of the Ulster Covenant, the First World War, the Easter Rising, the War of Independence and the establishment of Northern Ireland.

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