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Terrorism (Murders)

Volume 35: debated on Tuesday 18 January 1983

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons have been murdered by terrorist violence in each police division and former police county in Northern Ireland from 1968 until the end of 1982.

Statistics are not kept in the form requested, but the number of deaths resulting from the security situation in Northern Ireland during the period 1969 to 1982 inclusive is as follows:

PoliceNumber
Division
A145
B352
C315
D221
E82
F108
G38
H235
J93
K147
L70
M75
N223
O71
P27
R64
Total2,266
Figures for 1968 are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons were killed by terrorist violence in Northern Ireland from 1968 to the end of 1982; how many were regular soldiers, Ulster Defence Regiment, Royal Ulster Constabulary, Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve, USC members and civilians; and how many in each case were women or children.

Statistics are not kept in the form requested, but the number of deaths resulting from the security situation in Northern Ireland for the period 1969 to 1982 inclusive is as follows:

Numbers
Army366
UDR126
RUC115
RUC'R'57
Ulster Special Constabulary0
Civilians1,602
Total2,266
Out of the total of 2,266, 159 were women and 174 were below the age of 18.Figures for 1968 are not readily available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.