§ Mr. Madden
To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what representations he has received from(a) the Government of the Irish Republic and (b) others about 148W the detention at HMP Holloway of Ms Roisin McAliskey; and if he will make a statement. 
§ Mr. Rifkind
The Irish Foreign Minister, Mr. Spring, has raised the question of Roisin McAliskey with our ambassador in Dublin. We have also received a number of representations from Irish Members of Parliament, US Congressmen and other individuals.