§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what plans he has for improving petty sessions court accommodation.
§ Mr. Peter Mills
Financial provision has been made in the 1972–75 court-house building programme for the following major schemesBanbridge—Work is in progress on a reconstruction scheme. The estimated date of completion is late 1974.Lisburn and Newtonabbey—Planning of new court-houses is in an advanced stage. Work is expected to start on both in 1973.Enniskillen—The site for a new court-house is under consideration. A scheme for temporary accommodation is nearing completion.Craigavon—A site for a new court-house is under consideration.Belfast—Consideration is being given as to how additional court accommodation for the Belfast magistrates' courts can be provided.173W In addition, the opportunity is being taken to carry out improvements to Government-owned court-houses which have recently been damaged by bombs.