HC Deb 30 October 1975 vol 898 c618W
Rev. Ian Paisley

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many meetings he, his Ministers and officials have had with the Government of the Irish Republic during the past four months.

Mr. Merlyn Rees

Since 30th June 1975 I and my right hon. Friend the Minister of State have each had one meeting with the Irish Republic's Ambassador in London, and the Lord Donaldson, the Under-Secretary of State, has met the Minister for Justice of the Republic in Dublin. In addition, officials meet representatives of the Government of the Republic in the course of day-today business.