HC Deb 25 February 1982 vol 18 cc456-7W
Mr. Dunlop

asked the Attorney-General whether he intends to take steps to reduce the time of remand in custody of accused persons in Northern Ireland.

The Attorney-General

I shall continue to urge all those who have responsibility for the investigation, prosecution and trial of offences in Northern Ireland to keep the time between arrest and trial to a minimum. I recognise, however, that there are special difficulties in Northern Ireland.

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