Statement on Northern Ireland political developments: 28 March 2017

28 March 2017

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, James Brokenshire, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 28 March on Northern Ireland political developments.

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, David Anderson, responded on behalf of the Opposition.

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