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Volume 892: debated on Friday 23 May 1975

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many detainees and internees from Londonderry Ctiy and County have been released since 22nd December 1974; and how many are still detained;(2) how many unsolved murders have taken place in the City of Londonderry and in County Londonderry, respectively, since 1st August 1969 in each year to the latest available date; and how many were of soldiers, police and their reserves, UDR and civilians;(3) how many unsolved murders there have been in Northern Ireland since 1st August 1969; how many of these were soldiers, police and their reserves, UDR and civilians; and what is the present total of the dead in the present disturbances;(4) how many of the present detainees are members of, respectively, the PIRA, the OIRA, the UVF, the UDA, and the UFF; and how many are members of other terrorist organisations;(5) how many murders in the City of Londonderry and in County Londonderry, respectively, which have taken place since 1st August 1969 are known to have had no connection with IRA or other sectarian violence;(6) how many persons were wanted for questioning by the RUC in connection with terrorist offences on 1st January 1974, 1st January 1975 and the latest available date;(7) how many persons who were wanted for questioning by the RUC in connection with terrorist offences have had their names removed from the list of those so wanted since 1st January 1975; and on what grounds such names were removed;(8) what steps have recently been taken to ensure the safety of members of the RUC who have to patrol the walls of Londonderry;(9) how many persons who are wanted by the RUC for terrorist offences are now thought to be living in Eire;(10) what was the cost of repairing the damage caused to the Holy Child School during the attempt to seize or prevent the removal of ballot boxes from the school on 1st May 1975; and over what period of time the trouble extended;(11) what was the nature of the damage caused to the Holy Child School on 1st May 1975;(12) how many policemen and soldiers were injured during the attempt to prevent the removal of the ballot boxes from the Holy Child School, Londonderry, on the evening of the Convention election;(13) how many arrests were made during the attack on the security forces at the "Holy Child" School, Londonderry, on 1st May 1975.