§ Mr. Bell
asked the Attorney-General what was the number of bail applications which have been refused for those charged with scheduled offences during the years 1983, 1984 and 1985; how many bail applications for scheduled offences have been granted for the same years; and how many of those granted bail do not comply with its conditions during the same years.
[pursuant to the reply, 19 January 1987, c. 401]: The numbers of bail applications which were refused and granted for those charged with scheduled offences in Northern Ireland during the years 1983, 1984 and 1985 are:
Year Refused Granted 1983 676 721 1984 599 781 1985 476 801
In each year a number of persons had their bail revoked for failure to comply with its conditions. Details are set out below.
Year Revocations 1983 6 1984 15 1985 15