§ Mr. Kilfedder
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland whether any restriction was placed on the sale of Earl Haig poppies to prisoners and detainees at the Maze Prison; whether visitors were asked to remove their poppies; whether staff were allowed to wear poppies; and what restrictions were imposed last year.
§ Mr. Merlyn Rees
The sale of Earl Haig popplies to prisoners and detainees was not allowed. Visitors wearing poppies were not asked to remove them.66W There was no restriction on the wearing of poppies by prison staff. The practice in this matter was the same as last year.