HC Deb 28 October 1976 vol 918 c336W
15. Mr. Hardy

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons have been convicted of crimes of violence in Northern Ireland up to the present date in the current year.

Mr. Concannon

During the period 1st January to 30th September 1976, 639 persons were convicted on indictment of offences specified in Part I of Schedule 4 to the Northern Ireland (Emergency Provisions) Act 1973, as amended. The majority of such offences involved or were associated with violence.