§ 36. Mr. Chapman
asked the Minister for the Arts if he will make a statement about progress on encouraging business sponsorship of the arts.
§ Mr. Luce
I am happy to say that business sponsorship of the arts continues to expand. I announced on 1518W
(2) if anyone has been made amenable for the murder claimed to have been committed by the Irish Republican Army of John McVitty in Fermanagh on 8 July; and if he will give details;
(3) if anyone has been made amenable for the murder claimed to have been committed by the Irish Republican Army of Martin Blaney in South Tyrone on 6 October; and if he will give details.
§ Mr. Freeson
asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to his reply to the right hon. Member for Brent, East on 16 June, Official Report, columns 434–35, what has been the result of the investigation into the events leading to the shooting of Francis Bradley in county Derry on 18 February; and if he will make a statement.
§ Mr. Scott
[pursuant to his reply, 24 October 1986]: On completion of their inquiries into Mr. Bradley's death the Royal Ulster Constabulary submitted a file to the Director of Public Prosecutions for Northern Ireland, who directed on 29 July that none of the soldiers involved should be prosecuted. A date for an inquest has not yet been arranged.