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Villiers responds to Unionists call for parades inquiry

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Responding to Unionist calls for a Parades Inquiry earlier today, the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland the Rt Hon Theresa Villiers MP said:

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The Government will want to look carefully at the proposal put forward by unionist leaders this morning. We have always made clear our willingness to consider all practical options to resolve the situation in North Belfast.

I welcome the efforts being made to try to find a way forward. I am happy to meet unionist leaders to discuss their proposal as soon as possible.”

Published 10 July 2014