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Terrorism

Volume 975: debated on Monday 3 December 1979

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asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department if he will publish statistics for the deaths due to terrorism in Great Britain and Northern Ireland, respectively, from 1968 to the present, of Army personnel, the police and civilians, respectively.

The following tables give figures of deaths resulting from terrorist activities in Great Britain and Northern Ireland.

B. NORTHERN IRELAND

Army/UDR

Police (RUC and RUC reserves)

Civilians (including Prison officers)

Total
1968No figures available
1969011213
1970022325
19714811115174
197212917322468
19736613171250
19743515166216
19752011216247
19762923245297
1977291469112
197821105081
1979 (to 28 November)431346102
Totals4201301,4351,985