Naomi Long – 2014 Parliamentary Question to the Northern Ireland Office

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Naomi Long on 2014-06-25.

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, if she will commission an independent assessment of the effect of changes to funding levels of the Northern Ireland Human Rights Commission and its compliance with the Paris Principles.

Mrs Theresa Villiers

I refer the hon Member to the answer I gave to her question of 26 June 2014, Official Report, Column 260W. My officials will study the Commission’s impact statement closely and work with it to ensure it is able to continue to meet its statutory and international obligations.