HL Deb 12 May 1971 vol 318 c1067

My Lords, I beg leave to introduce a Bill to amend the powers of the Parliament and Government of Northern Ireland, to make other provisions for equating the civil rights of citizens of Northern Ireland with those of other citizens of the United Kingdom and to make provision for proportional representation in Parliamentary and local government elections in Northern Ireland. I beg to move that this Bill be now read a first time.

Moved, That the Bill be now read 1a.—(Lord Brockway)

On Question, Bill read 1 a, and to be printed.