HC Deb 12 November 1987 vol 122 c317W
Mr. Beggs

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will publish the names and party political

Date Members of Parliament Westminster Members of Parliament Stormont/ Northern Ireland Assembly Sitting Councillor Party Terrorist Organisation Responsible
December 1971 Senator Jack Barnhill OUP OIRA
December 1972 Mr. William Johnston OUP PIRA
June 1973 Senator Paddy Wilson SDLP UFF
June 1980 Mr. John Turnley IIP UFF
Sir Norman Stronge1
January 1981 Mr. James Stronge1 Unionist PIRA
November 1981 Rev. Robert Bradford OUP PIRA
November 1983 Major Charles Armstrong OUP PIRA
December 1983 Mr. Edgar Graham OUP PIRA
1 Note: No longer serving elected representatives when murdered.
SDLP—Social Democratic and Labour Party
OUP—Official Unionist Party
OIRA—Official Irish Republican Army
PIRA—Provisional Irish Republican Army
INLA—Irish National Liberation Army
UFF—Ulster Freedom Fighters
IIP—Irish Independent Party

Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many persons died as the result of terrorist activity in Northern Ireland in(a) 1985, (b) 1986 and (c) 1987 to date; and of these how many in each year were murdered by terrorists.

Mr. Stanley

[holding answer 10 November 1987]: The information up to 9 November 1987 is as follows:

1985 1986 1987
Number of persons murdered by Terrorists (also includes those murdered as a result of internal disputes) 48 55 76
Number of persons believed to be terrorists and assumed to have been killed by their own devices or weapons 1 4
Number of persons believed to be terrorists killed by the security forces 3 4 8
Total deaths associated with terrorist activity 52 59 88

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