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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He will be joined by the new Northern Ireland Secretary Julian Smith who is representing the UK Government at the ongoing discussions.
THE Brexit deal on the table would place the North in an "unrivalled" global position to attract foreign investment, Karen Bradley has claimed The Northern Ireland Secretary of State told business leaders in Co Down yesterday a no-deal would threaten jobs and create more divisions in society.
Tony Lloyd MP, Labours Shadow Northern Ireland Secretary, commenting on the announcement that the British Irish Intergovernmental Conference is to be convened, said: We welcome the announcement that the British Irish Intergovernmental Conference is to be convened.
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.
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