HC Deb 10 November 1981 vol 12 c49W
Mr. Dunlop

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) how many convicted remand or other prisoners who have escaped from custody in Northern Ireland or the British mainland are now believed to be living in the Republic of Ireland;

(2) in how many cases terrorist attacks on the security forces and civilians, including attacks on business premises have been launched from, or supplied from, the Republic of Ireland;

(3) in how many instances the security forces believe that terrorists escaped capture by crossing the border into the Republic of Ireland.

Mr. Prior

[pursuant to his replies, 9 November 1981]: These are not matters for which reliable statistical information can be made available.