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PATRICK FINUCANE

EDM (Early Day Motion) 853: tabled on 13 December 2012

Tabled in the 2012-13 session.

This motion has been signed by 16 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House acknowledges the great effort by the Rt Hon Desmond De Silva QC and the sincerity of the Prime Minister's apology on behalf of the country to the family of the late Patrick Finucane; notes the depressingly large-scale collusion between state officials and loyalist killers revealed by De Silva; and calls for a full public inquiry into these events as being the only way to provide closure for the Finucane family, whose dignified campaign so moved the Prime Minister and the House, to reveal to the public and parliaments of both the Irish Republic and Great Britain the exact nature and extent of state collusion in loyalist murders.