§ Mr. Biggs-Davison
asked the Secretary of State for Defence whether he will make a statement on operations in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Mason
The Army, working with the Royal Ulster Constabulary throughout Northern Ireland, has continued to operate against the terrorist from whatever quarter he may come. In past weeks a number of wanted terrorists have been arrested, and further red-handed arrests and finds of weapons and bomb-making materials have been made.