§ Mr. Trimble
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what instructions or advice are or have been given to the Royal Ulster Constabulary, with regard to investigations concerning leading members of IRA or Sinn Fein with whom Her Majesty's Government were in contact, on the arrest or questioning of such persons(a) during the period February to November 1993 and (b) at present.
§ Sir John Wheeler
None. Criminal investigations are entirely an operational matter for the Chief Constable.