HC Deb 12 February 1980 vol 978 c604W
Mr. Michael Brown

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if his recent formal discussions with the Social Democratic and Labour Party produced any agreement.

Mr. Humphrey Atkins

I had discussions with a delegation from the SDLP on 30 January, the first of a series of meetings to which I have invited the leaders of the four main parties. The subject of the meeting was security and the delegation submitted a number of papers. I undertook to consider carefully the points made but discussion has been stood over to a further meeting.

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