Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

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Secretary of State for Northern Ireland

The head of the Northern Ireland Office, which is the department of the British government responsible for the administration of devolution of power from the central government to the Northern Irish regional government. He/she oversees national security, elections, and similar matters in Northern Ireland. The secretary is appointed by the monarch on the advice of the prime minister.
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Also at the meeting were UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Justice Secretary David Lidington and Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire.
FORMER Northern Ireland secretary Lord Hain has accused the Conservatives of "putting party before peace" by seeking an agreement with the Democratic Unionist Party to shore up Theresa May's minority administration in Parliament.
As Northern Ireland Secretary he was a key figure in the Downing Street Declaration which led to the IRA ceasefire in September 1993.
Owen gave a brief talk about his job as an MP, his job before entering politics and his roles as Northern Ireland Secretary and DEFRA Secretary in the Cabinet.
The 60ins by 48ins portrait commemorates the former Redcar MP's efforts to bring peace to Northern Ireland during her days as Northern Ireland Secretary.
Summary: Northern Ireland Secretary Theresa Villiers has told the House of Commons the Government will do "whatever we can" to help bring prison officer David Black's killers to justice.
The emails also went to shadow Northern Ireland Secretary Vernon Coaker and shadow minister Baroness Angela Smith.
The Northern Ireland Secretary said there are 42million Irish-Americans and the US "wants to put its money where their hearts truly rest".
He was at a conference in University College Dublin organised by the Institute of British Irish Studies, with Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward, which forms part of a series of events to mark the historic anniversary.
There is "no question" of Northern Ireland ever going back to the violence of the past, Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward said yesterday.
Northern Ireland Secretary Shaun Woodward said: "I am delighted to welcome Her Majesty and His Royal Highness to Hillsborough Castle at the start of a visit that is an enormously significant and historic occasion for everyone.
The Northern Ireland Secretary and Neath MP is among six candidates hoping to replace the outgoing John Prescott in the role.
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