HC Deb 26 February 1971 vol 812 c255W
The Rev. Ian Paisley

asked the Attorney-General what action he is taking to prosecute the members of the Irish Republican Army who are conspiring to kidnap General Sir Ian Freeland, the former General Officer Commanding, Northern Ireland.

The Attorney-General

Inquiries are being made about this allegation. Before any prosecution can be commenced, evidence must be submitted that a criminal offence has been committed within the jurisdiction of the English Courts.