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Committee A - Sovereign Matters

Sovereign matters

Committee A considers sovereign matters of relevance to both Britain and Ireland. It has examined and made recommendations on a number of important issues over the last 30 years.

These include:

  • The implementation of the Good Friday/ Belfast Agreement 
  • Extradition and transfer of prisoners
  • Cross border police co-operation 
  • Freedom of movement between Britain and Ireland

You can find the Committee's reports and responses to them here: Committee A reports and responses 

 

Members

It is made-up of six members from each of the British and Irish parliaments. Its members are:

Senator Emer Currie (Chair)
Nigel Mills MP   (Vice-Chair)
Lord Bew
Gregory Campbell MP
Lord Empey
Lord Godson
Johnny Guirke TD
Conor McGinn MP
Éamon Ó Cuiv TD
Vacancy
John Paul Phelan TD
Senator Diarmuid Wilson

Associates: Gavin Robinson MP, Bob Stewart MP, Rt Hon Lord Kilclooney; Colum Eastwood MP (SDLP)

Clerk: Rebecca Coyle
Shadow Clerk: Susie Smith

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