HC Deb 17 October 1994 vol 248 c100W
Mr. Mackinlay

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport where was the British Transport police officer who located in London an IRA bomb device on 22 August; and how far from a London Underground or British Rail property he was.

Mr. Watts

The British Transport police officer was checking litter bins in Regent street, approximately 25 m from the nearest entrance to Oxford Circus underground station.