HC Deb 26 January 1989 vol 145 cc670-1W
Mr. Cohen

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department if, further to his answer of 12 January,Official Report, columns 487–8, to the hon. Member for Battersea (Mr. Bowis) about the explosives find in Battersea, he will make a further statement about the subsequent police raid on 21 December on premises in Leyton.

Mr. Hurd

Following the discovery of the cache at Staplehurst court, Battersea and in an effort to trace possible witnesses, police made inquiries at a number of addresses including one in Leyton. They were satisfied that the occupants of the Leyton address were not connected with any terrorist organisation.