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Members Of Illegal Organisations (Convictions)

Volume 983: debated on Wednesday 23 April 1980

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons in Northern Ireland have been convicted of membership of illegal organisations over the past four years; and how many of these received non-custodial sentences.

The available information, which is in terms of persons convicted where membership of an illegal organisation was the most serious offence or that for which the longest sentence was imposed, is as follows

YearNumber convictedNon-custodial sentences
19763116
19776629
19788766
19799372
Totals277183