Below is the text of Mr Major’s Parliamentary written question on the Republic of Ireland, published on 2nd February 1981.
Mr. Michael Brown Asked the Lord Privy Seal if he will make a statement about the progress of the intergovernmental studies being carried out in conjunction with the Republic of Ireland.
Mr. Major Asked the Lord Privy Seal what progress has been made on the joint Anglo-
Mr. Stephen Ross Asked the Lord Privy Seal what progress has been made with the joint studies agreed upon at the Dublin meeting between Mr. Haughey and the Prime Minister last December.
Sir Ian Gilmour I refer my hon. Friends and the hon. Member to the reply given today by my right hon. Friend the Prime Minister to the hon. Member for Belfast, East (Mr. Robinson).