HC Deb 25 July 1986 vol 102 c661W
Sir Eldon Griffiths

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what is his policy regarding Army patrol units patrolling the town of Newry.

Mr. Scott

[pursuant to his reply, 24 July 1986]: The Army continues to operate in Northern Ireland in support of the RUC. The deployment of troops in Newry, as in any other part of the Province, is an operational matter for the Chief Constable and the General Officer Commanding.

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