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Security Statistics

Volume 175: debated on Wednesday 4 July 1990

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To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether the security statistics for 1989 are now available together with details of persons charged with terrorist-type offences and convictions for scheduled offences for the year.

The statistics for 1989 are as follows (statistics for earlier years can be obtained from the Library):—

Statistics on Security (January—December 1989) Part I—Statistics of terrorist activity
Shooting incident2(160) 406
Bombs neutralised196
Weight of explosives in lbs112,114
Explosions neutralised in lbs113,662
Armed robberies541
Amount stolen£1,079,399
Malicious fires307