HC Deb 25 July 1986 vol 102 c659W
Mr. McNamara

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many attacks on Royal Ulster Constabulary personnel took place monthly in 1985, showing whether the attack was on (a) a foot patrol and (b) a mobile patrol and the total attacked while on duty each month together with details of the type of attack, namely, (i) physical assault, (ii) stone throwing, (iii) petrol bomb, (iv) explosion and (v) shooting and the number of persons made amenable.

Mr. Scott

[pursuant to his reply, 25 July 1986]: This information is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.

Sir John Biggs-Davison

asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will give particulars of attacks upon, and injuries sustained by, officers of the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the Royal Ulster Constabulary Reserve, in operations since November 1985, broken down so far as possible by the characteristics and localities of such incidents.

Mr. Scott

[pursuant to his reply, 23 July 1986]: The information is not yet available. I shall write to my hon. Friend as soon as possible.