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Politics, Political Parties and Elections - Source Materials (1)

This is the first page of source material on the topic of politics, political parties and elections in Northern Ireland. The page contains references to key reports produced by government agencies and other parties and is listed in chronological order. There is a second page which contains a draft list of general source material on the same topic.

See also:
Source Materials (2) - general source material
List of source material on the 'peace process'

 

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1968) Electoral Law Act (Northern Ireland) 1968, (28 November 1968). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969) Disturbances in Northern Ireland [Cameron Report], (Cmd. 532), (September 1969). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969) A Commentary by the Government of Northern Ireland to Accompany the Cameron Report, (Cmd. 534), (September 1969). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969) Report of The Advisory Committee on Police in Northern Ireland [Hunt Report], (Cmd. 535), (October 1969). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1969) Commissioner for Complaints Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, (25 November 1969). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1970) The Police Act (Northern Ireland) 1970, (26 March 1970). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1970) Review Body on Local Government in Northern Ireland, [Macrory Report], (Cmd. 546), (29 May 1970). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1970) The Prevention of Incitement to Hatred Act (Northern Ireland) 1970, (2 July 1970). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1971) The Housing Executive Act (Northern Ireland) 1971, (25 February 1971). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1971) The Local Government Boundaries Act (Northern Ireland) 1971, (23 March 1971). Belfast: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1971) A Record of Constructive Change, (Cmd. 558), (20 August 1971). Belfast: HMSO.

Catholic Board Members. (1971) Commentary upon The White Paper (Cmd.558) entitled 'A Record of Constructive Change', (20 September 1971). Belfast: Irish News.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1971) Report of the enquiry into allegations against the security forces of physical brutality in Northern Ireland arising out of events on the 9th August, 1971, [Compton Report], (Cmnd. 4832), (November 1971). London: HMSO.

New Ulster Movement. (1971) 'The Reform of Stormont', (June 1971). Belfast: New Ulster Movement.

New Ulster Movement. (1971) 'A commentary on the Programme of Reforms for Northern Ireland', (August? 1971). Belfast: New Ulster Movement.

New Ulster Movement. (1971) 'The Way Forward [in Northern Ireland]', (November 1971). Belfast: New Ulster Movement.

Unionist Party. (1972) Towards the Future: A Unionist Blueprint. Belfast: Unionist Publicity and Research Department.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1972) Report of the Committee of Privy Counsellors appointed to consider authorised procedures for the interrogation of persons suspected of terrorism, [Parker Report], (Cmnd. 4901), (March 1972). London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1972) Northern Ireland (Temporary Provisions) Act, (30 March 1972). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland. Parliament. (1972) Violence and Civil Disturbances in Northern Ireland in 1969, [Scarman Report], (Cmd. 566), (April 1972). Belfast: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1972) Report of the Tribunal appointed to inquire into the events on Sunday, 30th January 1972, which led to loss of life in connection with the procession in Londonderry on that day, [Widgery Report], (HC 220), (18 April 1972). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1972) The future of Northern Ireland: a paper for discussion, [Green Paper; 1972]. London: HMSO.

Ulster Unionist Party (UUP). (1972) The Future of Northern Ireland: A Commentary on the Government's Green Paper. Belfast: Unionist Research Department.

Social Democratic and Labour Party (SDLP). (1972) Towards a New Ireland, (20 September 1972). Belfast: SDLP.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1972) Report of the Commission to consider legal procedures to deal with terrorist activities in Northern Ireland, [Diplock Report], (Cmnd. 5185), (20 December 1972). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1973) Northern Ireland Constitutional Proposals, (Cmnd. 5259), (20 March 1973). London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1973) Northern Ireland Constitution Act 1973, (18 July 1973). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1974) The Northern Ireland Constitution, (Cmnd. 5675), (4 July 1974). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1974) Constitutional Convention, Procedure. London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1975) Report of a committee to consider, in the context of civil liberties and human rights, measures to deal with terrorism in Northern Ireland, [Gardiner Report], (Cmnd. 5847), (30 January 1975). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1975) The Government of Northern Ireland: A Society Divided, (5 February 1975). London: HMSO.

United Ulster Unionist Council (UUUC). (1975) A Guide to the Convention Report, (November 1975). Belfast: UUUC.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1976) Fair Employment (Northern Ireland) Act 1976, (1 December 1976). London: HMSO.

Standing Advisory Commission on Human Rights. (1977) The protection of human rights by law in Northern Ireland, (Cmnd. 7009). London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1979) Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Police Interrogation Procedures in Northern Ireland, [Bennett Report], (Cmnd. 7497), (16 March 1979). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1979) The Government of Northern Ireland: A Working Paper for a Conference, (Cmnd. 7763), (20 November 1979). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1980) The Government of Northern Ireland: Proposals for Further Discussion, (Cmnd. 7950), (2 July 1980). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1982) Northern Ireland: A Framework for Devolution, (Cmnd. 8541), (5 April 1982). London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1982) Northern Ireland Act 1982, (23 July 1982). London: HMSO.

New Ireland Forum. (1984) New Ireland Forum Report, (2 May 1984). Dublin: The Stationery Office.

Kilbrandon. (1984) Northern Ireland: Report of an Independent Inquiry, [Kilbrandon Report], (1 November 1984), [a response to the New Ireland Forum Report]. London: Independent Inquiry.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1985) Agreement between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and the Government of the Republic of Ireland, [The Anglo-Irish Agreement], (Cmnd. 9690), (15 November 1985). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1985) Police Complaints and Discipline: A Consultative Paper. Belfast: NIO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1987) Religious Equality of Opportunity in Employment: An Employers' Guide to Fair Employment, (15 September 1987). Belfast: HMSO.

Sinn Féin. (1987) Scenario for Peace, (1 May 1987). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

Standing Advisory Commission on Human Rights. (1987) Religious and political discrimination and equality of opportunity in Northern Ireland: report on fair employment, (Cm. 237). London: HMSO.

Northern Ireland Office. (1988) Fair employment in Northern Ireland, (Cm. 380), (May 1988). London: HMSO.

Adams, Gerry. (1988) Extracts from 'Signposts to Independence and Socialism', (October 1988). Dublin: Sinn Féin Publicity Department.

Standing Advisory Commission on Human Rights. (1990) Religious and Political Discrimination and Equality of Opportunity in Northern Ireland, Second Report, (Cm. 1107), (June 1990). London: HMSO.

Great Britain. Parliament. (1990) Review of the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Acts 1978 and 1987, [Colville Report], (Cm. 1115). London: HMSO.

British and Irish Governments. (1993) Joint Declaration on Peace: The Downing Street Declaration, (15 December 1993). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

Albert Reynolds. (1993) Statement by Albert Reynolds (then Taoiseach), (15 December 1993). Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

Irish Republican Army. (1994) Statement by the IRA announcing the 1994 ceasefire, (31 August 1994). Dublin: Irish Republican Publicity Bureau.

Combined Loyalist Military Command. (1994) Statement by the CLMC announcing the Loyalist ceasefire, (13 October 1994). Belfast: CLMC.

Albert Reynolds. (1994) Statement by Albert Reynolds, then Taoiseach, in response to Combined Loyalist Military Command (CLMC) Ceasefire Statement, (13 October 1994). Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

British and Irish Governments. (1995) The Framework Documents: A New Framework For Agreement, (22 February 1995). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

British Government. (1995) The Framework Documents: A Framework For Accountable Government In Northern Ireland, (22 February 1995). London: Downing Street.

British and Irish Governments. (1995) Joint Communiqué: Twin-track process to make parallel progress on decomissioning and all-party negotiations, (28 November 1995). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

President Clinton's Speeches during his visit to Northern Ireland, 30 November 1995.

  • Remarks by the President of USA at Mackies, Belfast, [Key note speech]
  • Remarks by the President of USA to the People of Derry, at Guildhall Square, Derry
  • Remarks by the President of USA at the inauguration of the Thomas (Tip) O'Neill Chair, at University of Ulster, Derry
  • Remarks by the President of USA at East Belfast Enterprise Park
  • Remarks by the President of USA at the lighting of the Christmas Tree, at Belfast City Hall
  • Remarks by the First Lady, Hillary Clinton, at the lighting of the Christmas Tree at Belfast City Hall
  • Queens University

    International Body on Arms Decommissioning. (1996) Report of the International Body on Arms Decommissioning, [Mitchell Report], (22 January 1996), (Mitchell, George., de Chastelain, John., and Holkeri, Harri.). Belfast: Northern Ireland Office.

    Irish Republican Army. (1996) Statement by the IRA ending the 1994 ceasefire, (9 Febuary 1996). Dublin: Irish Republican Publicity Bureau.

    Northern Ireland Office. (1996) Consultation Paper: Ground Rules For Substantive All-Party Negotiations, (15 March 1996). Belfast: Northern Ireland Office.

    Trimble, David. (1996) Speech by David Trimble at the Ulster Unionist Council (UUC) Annual General Meeting, (23 March 1996). Belfast: Ulster Unionist Party (UUP).

    Great Britain. Parliament. (1996) Northern Ireland (Entry to Negotiations, etc) Act 1996, (Chapter 11), (29 April 1996). London: HMSO.

    Irish Republican Army. (1996) Statement by IRA claiming responsibility for Lisburn bombs, (8 October 1996). Dublin: Irish Republican Publicity Bureau.

    Participants in the Multiparty Negotiations. (1997) Text of the Document on Decommissioning, (25 June 1997). Belfast.

    Hume, John., and Adams, Gerry. (1997) Joint statement by John Hume and Gerry Adams, (18 July 1997). Belfast: Sinn Féin; and Belfast: SDLP.

    Irish Republican Army. (1997) Statement by the IRA announcing the resumption of the 1994 ceasefire, (19 July 1997). Dublin: Irish Republican Publicity Bureau.

    Mowlam, ('Mo') Marjorie. (1997) Parties Now Have a Chance to MoveTowards Peace, (22 July 1997). Dublin: Irish Times.
    Text of an article by Marjorie ('Mo') Mowlam, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, following the resumption of the IRA ceasefire.

    Sinn Féin. (1997) Sinn Féin position paper presented to Marjorie ('Mo') Mowlam, then Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, at a meeting at Stormont, (7 August 1997). Belfast: Sinn Féin.

    British and Irish Governments. (1997) Agreement on Independent International Commission on Decommissioning signed by British and Irish Governments, (26 August 1997). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

    Senator Edward Kennedy. (1998) Northern Ireland -- A View From America: Tip O'Neill Memorial Lecture, [Text of speech by Senator Edward Kennedy], (9 January 1998). Derry: University of Ulster.

    British and Irish Governments. (1998) Propositions on Heads of Agreement, (12 January 1998). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

    British and Irish Governments. (1998) Joint statement by the British and Irish Governments on the 'Propositions on Heads of Agreement' document, (12 January 1998). London: Downing Street; and Dublin: Department of the Taoiseach.

    Irish Republican Army. (1998) Statement by the IRA in response to the 'Propositions on Heads of Agreement' document, (21 January 1998). Dublin: Irish Republican Publicity Bureau.

     

    Note: For information on more recent political developments see the list of source material in the section on the Peace Process.

    See also:
    Source Materials (2) - general source material
    List of source material on the 'peace process'


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