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Maze Prison (Orderlies)

Volume 80: debated on Wednesday 12 June 1985

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons worked as orderlies in the Maze prison during the dirty protest and the hunger strike period; of these, how many were murdered after release; if any of them are still in prison; and of those released what information he has as to how many remain in Northern Ireland and how many have left the Province.

One hundred and fifteen prisoners are recorded as having been employed as orderlies at Maze cellular prison during the period in question. Three are still in custody. Information is not readily available as to the present whereabouts or subsequent histories of those released.