Statement on paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland: 20 October 2015

20 October 2015

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Theresa Villiers, made a statement in the House of Commons on Tuesday 20 October 2015 on the assessment of paramilitary groups in Northern Ireland.

Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Vernon Coaker, responded to the statement on behalf of the Opposition.

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Statements normally relate to matters of policy or government actions. At the end of a statement, MPs can respond or question the government minister on its contents.

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