§ Mr. Ancram
To ask the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland what communications there were between the Minister of State, Northern Ireland Office and(a) the Minister of State, Scottish Office, (b) his officials and (c) the Scottish Prison Service about the application for transfer of Jason Campbell from HM Prison Shotts to the Maze Prison in Northern Ireland; and what were the dates of such communications.
§ Mr. Ingram
[holding answer 17 November 1997]On 25 September I received confirmation from my officials that Jason Campbell had applied for transfer to Northern Ireland.
There were no communications between myself and the Minister of State at the Scottish Office nor between myself and the Scottish Prison Service.