HC Deb 28 July 1976 vol 916 cc300-1W
Mr. Wm Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many illegal parades and processions took place in 1976 to date and in 1975; and what were the organisations involved in each case.

Mr. Merlyn Rees,

pursuant to his reply [Official Report, 12th July 1976; Vol. 915, c. 46],gave the following information:

The following table shows the illegal parades and processions known to the police to have taken place in Northern Ireland in 1975 and 1976, to 30th June:

Organisation believed by the police to have been involved Illegal Parades and Processions
1975 1976 (to 30th June)
Provisional Sinn Fein or Provisional IRA 18 15
Republican Clubs or Official IRA 2 2
Other Republican organizations 4 0
UDA 1 2
Others 5 3
Totals 30 22