HC Deb 02 March 1989 vol 148 cc309-10W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if, pursuant to his answer to the hon. Member for Londonderry, East,Official Report, 23 January, column 396, he will indicate the amount of explosives recovered from neutralised devices, the amount used in explosions; and the number of such terrorist explosions for each of the same years.

Mr. Ian Stewart

The further information is not readily available in the exact form requested and could only be obtained at disproportionate cost. Such information as is available relates only to the number of explosions.

Explosions recorded in RUC "N" division1
1984 40
1985 30
1986 29
1987 44
1988 51
1 "N" Division includes the City of Londonderry.