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Fermanagh Area: Policing

Lord Laird asked Her Majesty's Government:

Lord Williams of Mostyn: The Police Service of Northern Ireland has no records of any patrols by the Garda Siochana in the Fermanagh area. The Garda Siochana has no authority to patrol any part of Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission

Lord Laird asked Her Majesty's Government:

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Lord Williams of Mostyn: This is a matter for the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission. The Chief Commissioner has been asked to write to the noble Lord. A copy of his letter will be placed in the Library. Click here to view the letter.

House of Lords and House of Commons: Sitting Days

Lord Blaker asked Her Majesty's Government:

    On how many days the House of Lords sat during the Sessions 1999–2000, 2000–01 and 2001–02; and

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    on how many days the House of Commons sat during the same Sessions.[HL1262]

Lord Williams of Mostyn: The number of sitting days of both Houses for the past three Sessions are given in the following table.

SessionHouse of Lords1House of Commons
1999–2000177170
2000–017683
2001–02(5)202201

(4) The House of Lords figures exclude days when the House sat for judicial business only.

(5) These figures include swearing in days in both Houses.




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