Press release

Villiers - useful & intensive week of talks

At the end of the 4th day of political talks at Stormont, the Secretary of State provides an update on discussions

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Earlier this afternoon Ms Villiers said:

We have had a series of detailed and focused meetings around legacy issues and the proposals for new institutions to deal with the past that the Government published yesterday.

These discussions covered a number of important issues that will help to shape the legislation we present to Parliament next month. This has been a useful and intensive week of talks and we will resume on Monday to discuss the impact of continued paramilitary activity.

Published 24 September 2015