Working papers: Northern Ireland Orders, 1976-10 - 1979-02
Scope and Contents
Draft Orders in Council with supporting papers and correspondence, on subjects including: debt payment; alcohol licensing, including letters from James Dunn, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office (4); divorce law reform, including letters from Richard Ryder, Political Secretary to Margaret Thatcher [Leader of the Opposition], James Dunn (3), Roy Mason, Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (2), James Molyneaux [Leader, Ulster Unionist Party, House of Commons], Humphrey Atkins [Opposition Chief Whip, later Lord Colnbrook] and Hugh Rossi; planning, including a letter from Raymond Carter [Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office] on an Ulster Unionist amendment to the order; pollution control; rates, including letters from Roy Mason and Thomas Pendry, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Northern Ireland Office; housing, rent, and housing repairs, including letters from Raymond Carter (7), Edward du Cann, [Chairman], Select Committee on Public Accounts, and James Dunn (4); education, including letters from Sir Richard Barlas, Clerk of the House of Commons, 4th Lord Melchett, Minister of Education, Northern Ireland Office [earlier Peter Mond] (2), and James Molyneaux; co-ordinating the work of Parliamentary committees with Ulster debates, including a letter from Edward du Cann; reforming the law courts, including a letter from Lord Elwyn-Jones, Lord Chancellor (to Edward Lyons); reforming company law.
Other correspondents include: John Concannon, Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office.
- 1976-10 - 1979-02
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