To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many meetings have been convened by the Life Sentence Review Board; how many prisoners' cases they have reviewed; and what were their recommendations, in each of 1985, 1986 and 1987.
The information is set out in the following table:
|Number of meetings||9||11||8|
|Number of cases considered||127||108||112|
|Cases recommended for consultation with the judiciary with a view to the setting of a provisional release date||26||26||20|
|Cases put back for further review||101||82||92|
|1 To date.|