HC Deb 13 June 1995 vol 261 c466W
Mrs. Roche

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, pursuant to his answer of 25 May,Official Report, column 756, if the body armour provided by the RUC is (a) bullet-proof and (b) knife-proof. [27826]

Sir John Wheeler

The body armour provided is classified as bullet-proof, but, although providing some protection, is not classified as knife-proof.