HC Deb 08 February 1973 vol 850 c147W
1. Mr. Mather

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement about the state of security on the border area.

Mr. Whitelaw

The number of security incidents on the border in January was 28. This compares with 52 and 41 in November and December of last year.

The security forces continue to take all practicable steps to control terrorist activity in these areas.

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