Bill of Rights consultation extended to 31st March

Northern Ireland Secretary of State, Shaun Woodward, has announced the extension of the public consultation on government proposals for a Bill of Rights for Northern Ireland by four weeks until 31st March 2010.

Shaun Woodward MP said: “The Government believes that a Bill of Rights which has the support of the people of Northern Ireland could play an important role in underpinning the peace, prosperity and political progress of Northern Ireland, and we are committed to taking this work forward. The launch of the consultation marked another milestone on that path. Since then, I have received a number of requests to extend the consultation deadline by organisations that are keen to participate.”

Well, we know what one of those organisations thinks of those proposals…