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Anglo-Irish Agreement and the Irish Republic's Supreme Court Decision

EDM number 813 in 1989-90, proposed by Ken Maginnis on 28/03/1990.

That this House accepts the recent decision of the Irish Republic's Supreme Court in the case of McGimpsey & McGimpsey versus Ireland, that the Government of the Republic of Ireland has a constitutional imperative to work for a United Ireland; and, recognising that the Irish Republic's government is now under an obligation to use the mechanism of the Anglo-Irish Agreement to pursue this Political objective, concludes that the initial assurance by Her Majesty's Government in November 1985, that the Irish Republic accepts the position of Northern Ireland within the United Kingdom, is erroneous; realises that the Anglo-Irish Agreement has been devalued by this Irish Court decision; and, in these new circumstances, requests Her Majesty's Government to commence discussions with the people of Northern Ireland and the government of the Irish Republic with the objective of concluding an alternative agreement which will involve the totality of relationships between the two nations and their peoples and which will have consent within Northern Ireland.

This motion has been signed by a total of 20 MPs, 1 of these signatures have been withdrawn.

Ken Maginnis28/03/1990Fermanagh & South TyroneProposed
Roy Beggs28/03/1990East AntrimSigned
John Taylor28/03/1990StrangfordSigned
Willie Ross29/03/1990East LondonderrySigned
Andrew Hunter29/03/1990BasingstokeSigned
Clifford Forsythe29/03/1990South AntrimSigned
Cecil Walker29/03/1990Belfast NorthSigned
John Wilkinson03/04/1990Ruislip - NorthwoodSigned
Nicholas Budgen04/04/1990Wolverhampton South WestSigned
Michael Morris18/04/1990Northampton SouthSigned
Geoffrey Dickens19/04/1990Littleborough and SaddleworthSigned
Den Dover20/04/1990ChorleySigned
John Butcher25/04/1990Coventry South WestSigned
Richard Body25/04/1990Holland with BostonSigned
Jonathan Aitken26/04/1990South ThanetSigned
Vivian Bendall27/04/1990Ilford NorthSigned
John Townend30/04/1990BridlingtonSigned
Barry Porter02/05/1990Wirral SouthSigned
Dudley Smith09/05/1990Warwick & LeamingtonSigned
Neil HamiltonUnknownWithdrawn

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