The Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill was amended at third reading in the Lords. This Note discusses the changes, which covered the size of the Assembly, the Civil Service Commissioners for Northern Ireland, and the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission.Jump to full report >>
The Northern Ireland (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013-14 was not amended during its passage through the Commons, nor in the Lords until third reading. The content of the Bill as introduced was described in Research Paper 13/38. The debates as the Bill progressed are listed on the Bills before Parliament webpage. This Note discusses the amendments made at third reading in the Lords. The Bill returns to the Commons on 12 March 2014.
Commons Briefing papers SN06843
Author: Paul Bowers
Topic: Northern Ireland Assembly