§ 70. Mr. McMaster
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what requests Her Majesty's Government have received from the Government of Northern Ireland to assist in the restoration of order in the province and to secure the arrest of those responsible for committing and organising acts of terrorism in Ulster since July, 1969.
§ Mr. Maudling
My hon. Friend will know that consultation with the Northern Ireland Government has been close and continuous, but no formal request for military assistance has been necessary since it was asked for and provided in August, 1969.
§ 71. Mr. McMaster
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what 531W study is being made by the police forces in Great Britain of the methods used by the criminal forces in Northern Ireland. with a view to devising the most effective counter-measures to deal with similar tactics being employed by subversive elements in Great Britain.