HL Deb 21 January 2003 vol 643 cc84-5WA
Lord Laird

asked Her Majesty's Government:

In view of the Belfast Agreement of 1998 in which total parity of esteem and equality was promised to all on the island of Ireland, what is the percentage of protestant civil servants in County Donegal; and, if it is less than 11 per cent of the population, why this is the case. [HL863]

Lord Williams of Mostyn

The subject raised is a matter for the Government of the Republic of Ireland. The noble Lord may like to write to the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Brian Cowan, Iveagh House, 80 St Stephens Green, Dublin 2 for further information.