HC Deb 22 April 1971 vol 815 cc429-30W
Mr. Arthur Lewis

asked the Minister of State for Defence whether he will cause an investigation to be made to ascertain how and in what way particulars concerning information submitted in secret to the intelligence department of the Army concerning illegal activities of the

have taken place in each county during the same period.

Lord Balniel

Numbers recruited to and resigned or dismissed from the seven battalions of the Ulster Defence Regiment up to 16th April were as follows:

Irish Republican Army, supplied by a female under the control of his Department, details of which are in his possession, were publicly revealed; and whether he will make a statement.

Lord Balniel

Investigations into the source of the information that led to this case being reported in a daily newspaper are proceeding, and I will write to the hon. Member.