28 October 2008
Committee Media Officer: Rebecca Jones
tel: 020 7219 5693
Press Notice 20A
Committee meeting with the Quinn family
The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee has today, Tuesday 28 October, met with members and supporters of the family of Paul Quinn, who was murdered in County Monaghan in October 2007. The invitation to meet was made to the Committee following an informal meeting with the Quinn family at the Northern Ireland Affairs Committee’s launch of its report Policing the Past in July this year.
The Committee shares the widespread concern that no one as yet has been charged with the appalling murder of Paul Quinn, and it has the greatest sympathy with his family and friends.
Whilst the Committee is happy to meet with the Quinn family and give whatever advice it can, it would be improper for a group of MPs to comment on the substance of the case when the police investigation is in progress.
Committee Membership is as follows: Sir Patrick Cormack MP (Chairman) (Conservative, South Staffordshire), Mr David Anderson MP (Labour, Blaydon), Mr Gregory Campbell MP (Democratic Unionist Party, East Londonderry), Rosie Cooper MP (Labour, West Lancashire), Mr Christopher Fraser MP (Conservative, South West Norfolk), Mr John Grogan MP (Labour, Selby), Mr Stephen Hepburn MP (Labour, Jarrow), Lady Hermon MP (Ulster Unionist Party, North Down), Kate Hoey MP (Labour, Vauxhall), Dr Alasdair McDonnell MP (SDLP, Belfast South), Mr Denis Murphy MP (Labour, Wansbeck), Stephen Pound MP (Labour, Ealing North), Mr Sammy Wilson MP (Democratic Unionist Party, East Antrim)
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