§ Mr. Bidwell
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department what was the cost of telephone interceptions for the years, respectively, of 1976, 1977, 1978 and 1979, as explained in his recent White Paper on the matter.
§ Mr. Wigley
asked the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) in how many instances he has approved the tapping of telephones in Wales between 1 December 1979 and 31 March;
(2) if he will publish the number of his warrants authorising the interception of telephone conversations in Wales for each of the years between 1958 and 1979, on the same basis as those shown for Scotland in table 2 of Cmnd. 7873.