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MP is a 'child of the peace process'

There is "no longer any contradiction" to being Irish and British, a new Labour MP, born in Northern Ireland but representing an English constituency, has said.

Conor McGinn, who is from Co Armagh, described himself as a "child of the peace process" during his maiden speech in the House of Commons. "Where previously there was suspicion and mistrust, today there is friendship and cooperation between the UK and Ireland," adding he had "feelings of loyalty and affinity to both countries.