Northern Ireland round-up: 8 January 2010

08 January 2010

Parliamentary business relating to Northern Ireland for the week ending 8 January 2010.

Written questions

In addition to oral questions, MPs and Peers can ask government ministers questions for written answer. These are often used to obtain detailed information about policies and statistics on the activities of government departments.

Northern Ireland Affairs Committee

Current inquiries being undertaken by the Committee include:

  • Consultative Group on the Past
  • Human Rights Bill for Northern Ireland
  • Omagh: a decade after the bomb
  • Television Broadcasting in Northern Ireland

The Northern Ireland Affairs Committee is appointed by the House of Commons to examine the expenditure, administration and policy of the Northern Ireland Office.

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