HC Deb 31 July 1997 vol 299 c524W
Mr. William Ross

To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland (1) if he will list for each month since 1 January 1994 the number of arson attacks and explosive attacks which have been made on(a) churches, by denomination (b) other church property, (c) Ancient Order of Hibernians halls, (d) Gaelic Athletic Association buildings, (e) Orange halls, (f) other halls, (g) private houses, (h) integrated schools, (i) maintained schools, (j) controlled schools and (k) voluntary schools; [11499]

(2) if she will list for the months of May, June and July to date in (a) 1995, (b) 1996 and (c) 1997 the numbers of incidents in which (i) petrol bombs were thrown at the security forces, (ii) firearms were used against the security forces and (iii) the security forces were attacked with stones or other missiles, broken down by town or police sub-division, giving (1) the duration of the assaults, (2) the numbers of persons involved and (3) the numbers of petrol bombs used; [11500]

(3) how many punishment beatings and shootings there have been in each month, broken down by police division, since 1 January 1994; and if he will indicate (a) which terrorist or paramilitary body was responsible and (b) how many were (i) republican and (ii) loyalist inspired. [11507]

Mr. Ingram

I shall write to the right hon. Gentleman as soon as possible.

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