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Murder: Northern Ireland

Volume 690: debated on Tuesday 27 March 2007

asked Her Majesty's Government:

How many murders of the security forces in Northern Ireland since 1969 have yet to be solved; and whether they are committed to seeking convictions in each case.[HL2630]

Since 1969 there have been 976 murders of security forces personnel in Northern Ireland. These victims were murdered as a result of 782 distinct incidents of which 537 incidents remain “unsolved”.

PSNI is fully committed to obtaining convictions in each and every case.