Anniversaries: Northern Ireland:Written question - 287496

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Asked on: 05 September 2019
Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport
Anniversaries: Northern Ireland
Commons
To ask the Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, what plans she has to support events in Great Britain to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021.
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Corrected answer by: Helen Whately
Corrected on: 09 October 2019
An error has been identified in the written answer given on 08 October 2019.
The correct answer should have been:

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

The Northern Ireland Office has lead responsibility within Government for exploring options to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021. My Department will work alongside the NIO, where appropriate, to support that work.

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Answered by: Nicky Morgan
Answered on: 08 October 2019

It has not proved possible to respond to the hon. Member in the time available before Prorogation.

The Northern Ireland Office has lead responsibility within Government for exploring options to mark the centenary of Northern Ireland in 2021. My Department will work alongside the NIO, where appropriate, to support that work.

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