HC Deb 31 July 1972 vol 842 cc32-3W
Captain Orr

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many alterations were made to the proposals for the draft Education and Libraries Order before it was finally laid; and on whose suggestions the alterations were made.

Mr. Channon

Between 16th June. 1972, when the proposals for the draft Education and Libraries (Northern Ireland) Order were published, and 10th July, 1972, when the draft Order was laid before Parliament, the following alterations were made:

during the 125 days preceding Her Majesty's Government's political initiative on 24th March as compared with the 125 days following it.

Mr. Channon

Between 20th November, 1971 and 23rd March. 1972 there were 3,174 security incidents resulting in 139 deaths and 7,723 injuries requiring hospital treatment. From 24th March, 1972, until 27th July, 1972, there were 3,794 security incidents resulting in 187 deaths and 1,943 injuries requiring hospital treatment. During the first period specified there were 764 incidents which resulted in damage to property while in the second period there were 932.