Airey Neave's Northern Ireland plan forty years ago

On 12 March, the Lords discussed two important Northern Ireland Bills under highly unsatisfactory fast-track procedures, which Alistair Lexden criticised strongly in his speech during the debate. He ended by recalling a plan to improve the Province’s government devised by Airey Neave, Conservative Shadow Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, who was murdered on the eve of the 1979 general election.

Follow the link to read his speech… theyworkforyou