§ Mr. Kilfedder
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland if he will make a statement on the security situation in Northern Ireland.
§ Mr. Brooke
Sixty-three people have died in Northern Ireland this year as a result of the security situation; 40 were civilians, nine members of the RUC or RUC reserve, and 14 members of the armed forces. Up to 31 July 1990, 250 had been charged with terrorist-type offences including six for murder and 42 for attempted murder, and 267 had been convicted of terrorist-type offences, including two for murder and 20 for attempted murder.