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MPs debate the Northern Ireland Economy

Westminster Hall debate on the Northern Ireland Economy

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Friday 2 March 2012

House of Commons

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Legislation - Mr Philip Hollobone

Sentencing (Reform) Bill - Second reading - Mr Philip Hollobone

Legislation - John McDonnell

Lawful Industrial Action (Minor Errors) Bill - Second reading (Day 2) - John McDonnell

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John Bercow

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