HC Deb 02 March 1984 vol 55 cc354-5W
Mr. William Ross

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) which buildings have been or are to be demolished in Magilligan prison between 1 January 1983 and 1 January 1985; and whether any replacements are planned;

(2) during what periods since 1 January 1983 explosive sniffers have been available for the use of prison officers in Magilligan prison;

(3) if he will list the dates on which explosions have taken place in Magilligan prison and the dates on which any explosives, firearms or ammunition were found in that prison since 1 January 1983;

(4) whether explosive sniffers are issued; and under what procedure they are issued to prisons in Northern Ireland.

Mr. Scott

I shall reply to the hon. Gentleman as soon as possible.